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Peer-reviewed publication
September 2019
Australia

Agricultural land uses can contribute to land degradation, water quality decline, and loss of ecosystem function and biodiversity in the surrounding catchment. Trees can assist in catchment management, and re-afforestation strategies have been implemented in an effort to mitigate agricultural impacts and improve degraded land and waterways worldwide.

Consent is Everybody's Business: Why banks need to act on free, prior and informed consent
Reports & Research
August 2019
Kenya
South Africa
Guatemala
Honduras
United States of America
Australia
Papua New Guinea
Global

A community’s choice to give, or withhold, their free, prior and informed consent (FPIC) to a project or activity planned to take place on their land is a recognized right of Indigenous peoples under international law. It is also a best practice principle that applies to all communities affected by projects or activities on the land, water and forests that they rely on.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Australia
Canada
France
United States of America

Agriculture around the world is one of the industries most affected by, and faced with responsibility to mitigate, climate change. Through improvements in technology and efficiency as well as changes to land use management, agriculture can make an important contribution to meeting global commitments such as the Paris agreement or the Sustainable Development Goals.

Reports & Research
May 2019
France
United States of America
Japan
Singapore
Sweden
China
Myanmar
Australia
Cambodia
Sri Lanka
Thailand

Evaluation of FAO’s Contribution to Cambodia. Although Cambodia is rapidly transitioning to a more industrialised economy, the country is still among the poorest in Southeast Asia, and the risk of sliding back into poverty remains high, especially for rural households.

Journal Articles & Books
May 2019
Australia
United States of America

A data-based method to distinguish climate and land use change impacts on streamflow has been previously developed and needs further evaluation through a large sample study. This study aims to apply the method to a large sample set of 472 catchments in the United States and Australia.

Institutional & promotional materials
March 2019
Algeria
Egypt
Morocco
Israel
Chile
Peru
Australia
Tunisia
Argentina
Pakistan
Mexico
Lebanon

This document describes combating desertification through the use of unconventional water resources.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Mozambique
Liberia
Botswana
United States of America
Philippines
Poland
Zimbabwe
China
Namibia
Netherlands
Australia
Jamaica
Ireland
Canada
New Zealand
India
United Kingdom
Mongolia
Colombia
Papua New Guinea
Ghana

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed a series of Technical Guides to elaborate and provide more detailed guidance on thematic areas contained within the Guidelines.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
United States of America
Spain
South Africa
Israel
Chile
Germany
Italy
Australia
United Kingdom
Austria
India
Costa Rica
Mexico
New Zealand

This publication contains the papers presented at the Expert Consultation on Issues in Water Law Reform, convened by FAO in Pretoria, Republic of South Africa, 3 to 5 June 1997.

Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Egypt
Morocco
Yemen
Tunisia
United States of America
Spain
South Africa
Israel
Chile
Uzbekistan
Italy
Australia
Cyprus
Netherlands
Malta
Iraq
India
Pakistan
China
Brazil

This report aims to provide a conceptual framework to address food security under conditions of water scarcity in agriculture. It has been prepared by a team of FAO staff and consultants in the framework of the project `Coping with water scarcity: the role of agriculture?, and has been discussed at an Expert Consultation meeting organized in FAO, Rome in December 2009 on the same subject.

Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Nepal
France
Switzerland
United States of America
Niger
Germany
China
Italy
Australia
India
Pakistan
Sri Lanka
Mexico
Thailand

L’objectif du présent rapport est d’offrir un cadre conceptuel permettant de faire face aux problèmes de sécurité alimentaire dans une situation de pénurie d’eau pour l’agriculture.

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