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Journal Articles & Books
June 2018
United States of America
Germany
Bolivia
Ethiopia
Niger
Cameroon
Jordan
Uganda
Tanzania
Chad
Romania
Mongolia
Spain
Mali
China
Australia
Iran
Kenya
Morocco
Italy
India
Lebanon

The Technical Guide on Pastoralism builds on a number of initiatives and studies from recent years that have shone a light on pastoral governance and land tenure: on the inherent challenges pastoralists face, the shortcomings of governments in securing pastoral tenure, and the emerging examples of success and progress from around the world.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2018
Qatar
Egypt
Yemen
Iraq
Oman
Italy
Jordan
United Arab Emirates
Kuwait
Bahrain
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon

This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Saudi Arabia. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.

Institutional & promotional materials
May 2018
Kenya
Rwanda
Egypt
United States of America
Tanzania
Zambia
Lesotho
Mozambique
Samoa
Jordan
Indonesia
Botswana
Iran
Malawi
Niger
Lebanon

This brochure presents FAO’s work on mainstreaming biodiversity as a cross-cutting theme in the agriculture, fisheries and forestry sectors. It provides examples of on-the-ground activities and highlights relevant international mechanisms. It shows how biodiversity and ecosystems benefit people in countless ways by providing food, clean water, shelter and raw materials for our basic needs.

Journal Articles & Books
March 2018
Algeria
Benin
United States of America
Sweden
Germany
United Kingdom
Canada
Congo
Ethiopia
Central African Republic
Jordan
Cameroon
Chad
Gabon
Burkina Faso
Spain
Burundi
Uruguay
Kenya
Tajikistan
Norway
Ghana

<p>The <i>State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources</i> addresses the conservation, management and sustainable use of forest tree and other woody plant genetic resources of actual and potential value for human well-being in the broad range of management systems.

Journal Articles & Books
February 2018
Jordan
Sweden
Greece
United States of America
Italy

This report constitutes part of the project GCP/JOR/018/SWI: “Reduce vulnerability in Jordan<p></p>in the context of water scarcity and increasing food/energy demand” project, funded by the<p></p>Swiss Agency for Development and Corporation (SDC).<p></p>The objective of this report is to address project output 4: “Prepared appropriate long-term<p></p

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Reports & Research
February 2018
Egypt
Morocco
Tunisia
Niger
Senegal
Indonesia
Malaysia
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Maldives
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Palestine
United Arab Emirates
Global

This publication provides practical and evidence-based guidance on how to improve women’s access to land as an essential element to achieve social and economic development and enjoyment of human rights, peace and stability in the specific context of the Muslim world.

Conference Papers & Reports
January 2018
Jordan

Due to recurring droughts and severe overgrazing, Jordan’s dry rangelands are exceptionally prone to degradation. Establishing both restoration and sustainable rangeland management practices are crucial to reverse the negative impacts on the ecosystem.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2017
Jordan
Western Asia

Jordan's rangelands, the so called Badia, home of the Bedouins, are threatened through a combination of over-exploitation of the ecosystem services and a changing climate towards drier seasons and highly erratic rainfalls.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2017
Jordan
Cyprus
Greece
Lebanon

The aim of the paper is to examine the variability of eastern Mediterranean landscapes using a common mapping framework relying on Landscape Character Mapping (LCM). LCM was adapted to the region’s specificities placing emphasis on the area’s coastal nature, landform variation, land use, in particular pastoral tradition, and settlement patterns, an important output of this study.

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