FAO Regional Office for Near East and North Africa

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Introduction The Near East and North Africa region has the lowest reserves of freshwater resources in the world. Water availability has been decreasing by two thirds over the last 40 years. In light of this growing water scarcity, changing climatic conditions and increasing water demands, the region is expected to experience...
FAO with its partners, ICBA, IWMI, WHO, and IME, are organizing a webinar series for improved regional cooperation between countries in the field of non-conventional water reuse for agricultural development. These webinars will contribute to enhancing knowledge and information on the safe use of treated wastewater and drainage water in...
Background: In the context of COVID-19 outbreak, FAO RNE is organizing this Zoominar on Farmer organizations’ role in promoting innovation to increase food security, and sustainable rural development.  Since the early spread of COVID-19, FAO underscored the crucial role of farmer organizations in increasing resilience and rethinking priorities of food security policies to keep food supply...
                                  Background: The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues to spread throughout the Near East and North Africa (NENA) – Arab States region. The pandemic will have huge impacts on public health and represents already an unprecedented shock to economies, food systems and labour markets globally and in the NENA region, affecting rural poverty...
                        Event days: Day1 (1st July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Day 2 (2nd  July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Day 3 (15th  July2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Day 4 (23rd  July 2020 from 11:00 to 13:00 CLT): Background The FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa is organizing a virtual Regional Consultative Technical Meeting,...