Земельные и водные ресурсы


Water and Environment: Second expert workshop on environmental flows
The Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development is an ambitious plan of action for “people, planet and prosperity”, and so is the dedicated goal on water and sanitation (SDG 6), which plays a key role in realizing the Agenda. A set of global indicators has been developed by UN Member States [...]
WWWeek At Home 2020: “Evading Food and Water Crises in the COVID Era”
The catastrophe caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted human wellbeing and particularly vulnerable populations at local, regional and internationally-connected scales. A new report by the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) suggest that at least 27 countries are facing a COVID-19-driven food [...]
WWWeek At Home 2020: “Sustainable Oases Initiative”
Oases ecosystems provide important economic, ecological, social and cultural goods and services. They are also the last line of defense against desertification. But various factors, including climate change, threaten their survival. Oases ecosystems are among the most affected ecosystems by climate change, which has resulted in a degradation of their [...]
WWWeek At Home 2020: “Tenure Approaches for Securing Rights and Advancing Climate Resilience”
Secure and equitable frameworks governing water tenure—relationships between water users at all levels—are a fundamental component of sustainable and climate-resilient water management. This event will showcase efforts by FAO, RRI, and ELI to define and assess water tenure around the world, drawing on country-level experiences. Water tenure—relationships between individuals, communities, [...]
WWWeek At Home 2020: “Freshwater for Food and Nutrition Security in SIDS”
The remotely located Small Island Developing States (SIDS) face a raft of challenges to sustain their Food Security. SIDS fragilities come to the fore during the Covid-19 pandemic when transport lines are blocked, tourist revenues drop to nil and expected remittances are delayed. Islands’ resilience is tested in the coming [...]
Webinar: Youth Innovation in Land
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The engagement of youth and young professionals plays a key role achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Today's youth are more geographically mobile and technologically connected than any other generation. Moreover, they hold a capital of innovative and scalable solutions and ideas that are often overlooked. In the context of [...]
Webinar: “Water Productivity Improvements – A Silver Bullet for the Climate Crisis?”
This webinar was organized by leading institutions on sustainable agricultural water use, including the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE), the World Bank, the African Union, Federal Office for Agriculture (FOAG), the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and the WASAG [...]
Webinar: “Pandemics/Epidemics
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This webinar presented the pathways through which drought vulnerable groups have been hit by COVID-19 and left behind during the lockdown. It raised the point that they must not also be left out of the global green recovery. It highlihgted the options and policy recommendations for an inclusive green recovery, [...]
Webinar: Monitoring water productivity using FAO WaPOR
Recording of the webinar on "Monitoring water productivity in agriculture using FAO WaPOR”, held on 24 June 2020, organized by FAO and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Government of The Netherlands. To see WaPOR in action, visit: https://wapor.apps.fao.org to read more about the project, visit: http://www.fao.org/in-action/remote-sensing-for-water-productivity/en/
WASAG Webinar: “Water & Nutrition: From Research to Action”
Water use in agriculture is fundamental for both food security and rural livelihoods, but also supports improved nutrition through many pathways; in tandem with water uses in other sectors, notably WASH. This webinar—which draws on the work of the WASAG Working Group on Water and Nutrition--describes the important linkages between [...]
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