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Journal Articles & Books
March 2011
Jordan
Western Asia

The shortage of water in arid zones represents the most serious obstacle to poverty reduction because it limits the extent to which poor producers of crops and livestock can take advantage of opportunities arising from emerging markets, trade, and globalization.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2011
Jordan
Syrian Arab Republic
Western Asia

In relevance to the project objectives and expected outputs, the reported research aimed at introducing a mechanized transplanting technique to the WH system to reduce costs and time of establishment of fodder shrubs, thus improving overall system capacity and making large-scale implementation more feasible.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2010
Jordan
Northern America

Six varieties of forage kochia (Kochia prostrata [L.] Schrad.), two Atriplex shrubs native to North America, and four drought-tolerant perennial grass varieties were seeded and evaluated under arid rangeland conditions in Jordan. Varieties were seeded in December 2007 and evaluated in 2008 and 2009 at two sites.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Africa
Namibia
Burkina Faso
Northern America
Asia
Jordan
Europe
Romania
Netherlands

FAO and its development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, the private sector, civil society, academia, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Africa
Algeria
Egypt
Libya
Morocco
Sudan
Tunisia
Mauritania
Asia
Afghanistan
Iran
Bahrain
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Syrian Arab Republic
United Arab Emirates
Yemen
Global

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and several development partners are working together with countries to prepare Voluntary Guidelines that will provide practical guidance to states, civil society, the private sector, academic and research institutions, donors and development specialists on the responsible governance of tenure.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Tanzania
Namibia
Peru
Thailand
Jordan
Finland
Germany

In this issue, we will be looking at work underway on the Voluntary Guidelines on responsible governance of tenure of land and other natural resources. We will also look at work done in Thailand and lessons learned by the German-financed Bioenergy and Food Security project.

Reports & Research
December 2010
Jordan
Laos
Bangladesh
Philippines
Vietnam
Japan
China
Italy
Australia
Tonga
Canada
India
Malaysia
New Zealand
Asia
Oceania

This study analyses and compares national legislation on wildlife management in twelve countries in Asia and Oceania, with the aim of identifying strengths and weaknesses of legal frameworks in the promotion of sustainable wildlife management and in allowing disadvantaged people, particularly indigenous and local communities, to directly benefit from it.

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