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Reports & Research
September 2019
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
India
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

ICARDA continued to play a critical role in the development, improvement, and dissemination of climate-resilient crop varieties last year. The varieties strengthened food and nutritional security and provided a critical defense against extreme temperatures, water scarcity, and the emergence of new pests and diseases.

Compulsory Land Acquisition in Afghanistan: Does the Law Meet World Bank Standards on Involuntary Resettlement?
Reports & Research
May 2019
Afghanistan

This paper examines how far Afghanistan’s Land Acquisition Law complies with standards required for World Bank financing of public interest projects that unavoidably extinguish or diminish existing land rights in the project area. For this purpose, the law was compared with standards laid down in World Bank ESS5 on Involuntary Settlement.

Afghanistan Land Administration System Project (ALASP)
Reports & Research
February 2019
Afghanistan

The Afghanistan land sector is plagued by a multitude of problems linked to weak governance, corruption and lack of capacity. There are competing claims to land, widespread conflicts, resultant landlessness and poverty. Other issues are limited availability of undisputed farmland, difficulties in accessing grazing lands and many disputes over pasture lands.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Venezuela
Kenya
France
Mali
Philippines
Israel
Afghanistan
Sri Lanka
Brunei Darussalam
Canada
Iran
India
Pakistan
Paraguay
Mexico
Panama

La FAO a soumis ft titre de contribution ft la Conférence des Nations Unies sur l'eau un document de base intitulé "L'eau pour l'agriculture" (DOC. E/CONF. 70/11). Ce document passe en revue les aspects techniques, économiques et sociaux de l'eau en agriculture et propose un programme d'action pour augmenter la production alimentaire.

Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
Afghanistan

The character, the motion and the proportion of environment-induced migration have radically changed in recent years. Environment-induced migration is an increasingly recognized fact and has become one of the main challenges of the 21st century, and needs to be focused on to ensure sustainable growth. This new stance is due to the changing character of environmental degradation.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2018
Serbia
France
Lithuania
Turkey
Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Latvia
India
Kazakhstan
Romania
Czech Republic

The conference is aimed at dissemination of scientific research results, sharing of experience, improvement of foreign language and cross - cultural communication skills, and establishing of international contacts.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Equatorial Guinea
Italy
Turkey
Afghanistan
Peru
Colombia
Ecuador
Bolivia
Ghana
Iran
Venezuela
Senegal
Guyana
Mongolia
China
Gabon
Brazil
Côte d'Ivoire

In 1978 the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) published a Systematic Index of International Water Resources Treaties, Declarations, Acts and Cases by Basin (Legislative Study No. 15). The Index covered some 2000 international legal instruments the earliest dating from the year 805 and the most recent 1977.

Journal Articles & Books
November 2018
Kenya
Dominican Republic
Turkey
Afghanistan
Peru
Italy
Tanzania
Ecuador
Bolivia
China
Iran
Venezuela
Guyana
Colombia
Brazil
Mongolia

The material compiled, which covers over 2 000 international legal intruments stretching from the year 805 to 1977, has been organized chronologically and tabulated with an indication, for each instrument, of the substance covered and of the water bodies, territories and basins concerned, together with the source of reference and any relevant remarks and annotations.

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
India
Pakistan
Afghanistan
China
Italy

This river basin overview describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in the Indus basin. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of this transboundary river basin and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

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