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Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Australia
Canada
Egypt
France
United Kingdom
Romania
United States of America

Historic urban landscapes (HULs) are composed of layers of history and memories that are embedded in physical monuments, buildings, and memorials. Physical built fabric stores both personal and cultural memory through long association with communities. Rapid changes due to demolition and redevelopment change the nature of these places and, in turn, affect these memory storages.

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.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2019
Egypt

Endemic species on mountains often have narrow altitudinal ranges and are more threatened at the higher altitudes, especially with climate changes. However, plants could use special microhabitats at the mountain tops as proper places for surviving the climate change (i.e., refugia).

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
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
December 2018
Brazil
Colombia
Ecuador
Egypt
Iran
Japan
Kenya
Mexico
Nigeria
Nepal
Peru
Philippines
Sudan
Tanzania
United States of America
South Africa
Southern Africa

Agriculture influences and shapes the world’s ecosystems, but not always in a positive way. More than 2.5 billion people are globally involved as stewards of land and water ecosystems that constitute the natural resource base for feeding the current and future world population.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Nepal
Egypt
Nigeria
Rwanda
South Africa
El Salvador
Japan
Burundi
Peru
Mexico
Tanzania
Ecuador
Colombia
Iran
South Sudan
Sudan
Uganda
Kenya

Accessibility to clean and sufficient water resources for agriculture is key in feeding the steadily increasing world population in a sustainable manner.

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