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Peer-reviewed publication
October 2020
Central African Republic
United States of America
Turkey

The historical progress of Hagia Sophia encompasses four different periods. Dating back to 360 AD, this unique structure was the largest church built in Istanbul during the Roman Period. In the second period, Fatih Sultan Mehmet conquered Istanbul in 1453 and personally dedicated Hagia Sophia to his foundation as a mosque.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Turkey
United States of America

Green infrastructure (GI) is a strategic planning approach that can contribute to solutions for ecological, social, and environmental problems. GI also aims to conserve natural and semi-natural landscapes and enhance ecological networks. Within the scope of spatial planning, urban and rural landscape units can be integrated through GI planning.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2020
Norway
Turkey
United States of America

With the widespread use of three-dimensional (3D) geographic information technologies, studies for 3D digital representation of property units in cadasters have increased in recent years. In Turkey, a project named 3D City Models and Cadasters was initiated by the General Directorate of Land Registries and Cadasters in 2018.

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.

Journal Articles & Books
May 2019
Germany
Moldova
Niger
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Azerbaijan
Uzbekistan
Italy
Madagascar
Kazakhstan
Sudan
Armenia
Paraguay
Turkey

Agriculture in Eastern Europe and Central Asia is diverse, and has great potential to revitalize the economy of the countries in the region via improved productivity (efficiency) and higher total yield for food, fodder and fibre crops. Conservation agriculture can rise to the major challenge of making sustainable intensification of production systems a reality.

Reports & Research
May 2019
Turkmenistan
Tajikistan
Kyrgyzstan
Azerbaijan
Uzbekistan
Italy
Syrian Arab Republic
Kazakhstan
Myanmar
Turkey

This evaluation assessed strategic positioning of the first phase of the FAO-Turkey programme, its results and contributions, sustainability, as well as coherence and catalytic effects. It noted that the programme facilitated a beneficial collaboration between the Turkish Government and regional and international experts.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2019
Nepal
Bulgaria
Morocco
Uganda
South Africa
Mexico
Turkey
Spain
Albania
Germany
Peru
Italy
El Salvador
Armenia
Costa Rica
Colombia
Tunisia
India
Bolivia
Pakistan
Romania

A robust regulatory framework for the corporate governance of water user's organizations is a fundamental ingredient of irrigation management transfer policies. The present publication offers a comparative analysis of the contemporary legislation of a wide variety of countries, providing the needed regulatory framework for water user's organizations to function and grow.

FAO Support to Land Consolidation in Europe and Central Asia During 2002-2018 cover image
Peer-reviewed publication
February 2019
Central Asia
Cyprus
Turkey
Europe
Greece
Spain

Shortly after the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was founded in 1945, the organization had started to support member countries addressing structural problems in agriculture with land fragmentation and small holding and farm sizes through the development of land consolidation instruments (Binns, 1950).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
North Macedonia
Belgium
Azerbaijan
Bulgaria
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Georgia
Montenegro
Tajikistan
Serbia
Croatia
Ukraine
Austria
Kazakhstan
Moldova
Belarus
Turkey
Kyrgyzstan
Albania
Russia
Armenia
Europe
Central Asia

This ‘Policy Analysis of Nationally Determined Contributions in Europe and Central Asia’ follows up on the previous effort to report on implementation of Nationally Determined Contributions in the region.