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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.

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
January 2019
Algeria
United States of America
Samoa
Peru
Indonesia
Tonga
Ivory Coast
Congo
Guyana
Cameroon
Cyprus
Malaysia
Belize
Tanzania
Botswana
Ethiopia
Gabon
Rwanda
Uruguay
Nepal
Italy
Sudan

The present study, by the Chief of the Agrarian and Water Law Section of the FAO Legislation Branch, is intended to explore in greater depth the value of legislation to the land use planning process.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
Cyprus

During the Early Roman period in the Mediterranean (ca. 30 BC–330 AD), the key central places that distinguished socio-political landscapes were towns. These urban centers functioned as economic and administrative focal points that were controlled by local elites who oversaw wealth redistribution and maintained a dialectical relationship with Rome that mutually benefitted both parties.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
Cyprus

This article contributes to the ongoing debate on the relationship between sanctuaries and the territoriality of the Iron Age polities of Cyprus. The sanctuary site of Agia Irini, at the locality Alonia, is used as a case-study to test hypotheses regarding the connection between extra-urban sacred space and the formation of political and cultural identities.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2018
Cyprus

Settled and Sacred Landscapes of Cyprus (SeSaLaC) is a systematic archaeological survey project of the University of Cyprus in the Xeros River valley in the Larnaka district in Cyprus. This article aims to present a first synthesis of the diachronic settlement pattern in the region.

Peer-reviewed publication
September 2018
Cyprus

This paper examines how water shaped people’s interaction with the landscape in Cyprus during the Bronze Age. The theoretical approach is drawn from the new materialisms, effectively a ‘turn to matter’, which emphasises the very materiality of the world and challenges the privileged position of human agents over the rest of the environment.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2018
Algeria
Qatar
Egypt
Morocco
Yemen
Tunisia
Syrian Arab Republic
Libya
Iraq
Turkey
Oman
Jordan
Mauritania
Cyprus
United Arab Emirates
Iran
Kuwait
Sudan
Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon

The report assesses the occurrence and impacts of drought, the current policies underlying drought management as well as the mitigation measures and responses adopted in the Near East and North Africa region, with a focus on the Agriculture Sector.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2018
Cyprus

This paper examines the relationship between site location, resource procurement, and political economy in the context of three localised centres of settlement—Vasilia, Vounous, and Lapithos—which succeeded each other in the narrow, naturally bounded north coastal strip of Cyprus during the approximately 750 years of the Early and Middle Bronze Age (ca. 2450–1700 BC).

Reports & Research
April 2018
France
Estonia
Belgium
Austria
Azerbaijan
Bulgaria
Croatia
Albania
Ukraine
Denmark
Belarus
Portugal
Poland
Cyprus
Ireland
Canada
Kazakhstan
Moldova
Finland
Armenia
Czech Republic

Rapport de la session conjointe du Comité des forêts et de l'industrie forestière et de la Commission européenne des forêts<p></p>Varsovie, Pologne<p></p>9-13 octobre 2017

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