Земельные и водные ресурсы


Sand and dust storms (SDS): A transboundary issue of growing concern
SDS are complex environmental phenomena, the result of a series of interlinked natural and anthropogenic drivers opera- ting at different scales. They have gained growing attention in the past decade due to their impacts on the environment and a range of socioeconomic sectors. SDS result in land degradation and production [...]
Groundwater - Making the invisible visible
Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Out of sight, under our feet, groundwater is a hidden treasure that supports our lives.  Almost all the liquid freshwater in the world is groundwater. Life would not be possible without groundwater. Most arid areas of the world depend entirely on this resource. [...]
High Level Launch of the SOLAW 2021 Main Report
"The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture: Systems at breaking point (SOLAW 2021)" Main Report is a comprehensive resource that highlights the worsening state of the earth’s soil, land and water resources – the roots of the global food systems – and the challenges [...]
FAO-UNCCD Technical Guide on Responsible Governance of Tenure and LDN at UNCCD COP15
The event marked the 10th year anniversary of the VGGT, the internationally accepted framework on the responsible governance of tenure negotiated and endorsed by the Committee on World Food Security (CFS). The technical guide outlines the practical application of the VGGT in the context of the design and implementation of [...]
WASAG Webinar: Drought
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Droughts cause deep and multi-faceted damages to ecosystems, (agro) economies and societies, particularly to vulnerable populations, namely in rural areas worldwide. The global climate crisis, fueled and exacerbated by man-made changes, and the weakening of ecological functions increases the severity of drought events. Droughts are only one in the bucket [...]
High-level launch of: The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture
“The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture: Systems at breaking point (SOLAW 2021)” Synthesis Report comes at a time when human pressures on the systems of land, soils and fresh water are intensifying, just when they are being pushed to their productive limits. The [...]
The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture
Satisfying the increased demand for food is placing pressure on the world’s water, land and soil resources. Agriculture has its part to play in alleviating these pressures and contributing positively to climate and development goals. Sustainable agricultural practices can lead to direct improvements in the state of land, soil and [...]
La tenure de l’eau : Renforcer l'équité et la résilience pour ne laisser personne de côté
Garantir l'accès aux ressources naturelles tels que la terre et l'eau est fondamental pour assurer la sécurité alimentaire locale et nationale, en particulier dans des conditions de pénurie d'eau, de changement climatique et de concurrence accrue. L'eau est une ressource vitale pour les moyens de subsistance des populations. Il est [...]
The use of WaPOR data to monitor agricultural production in near real time
This video is a walkthrough that shows how WaPOR data can be accessed in the FAO Hand in Hand platform and used in near-real time to take the pulse of the current growing season by comparing metrics such as biomass production between years. The case study explored here is that [...]
Global Agro-Ecological Zones Version 4
This video presents the new version of the Global Agro-Ecological Zones platform (GAEZ v4) developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). This platform which provides the agronomic backbone for various applications including the quantification [...]
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