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Journal Articles & Books
December 2005
Egypt
Spain
Israel
Germany
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Australia
Eswatini
Canada
Ethiopia
Pakistan
France
Thailand
Jordan
Cyprus
Philippines
Turkey
Italy
Syrian Arab Republic
Netherlands
India
Georgia
Saudi Arabia
Austria

The IPTRID programme is a multi-donor trust fund managed by the IPTRID Secretariat as a Special Programme of FAO. The Secretariat is located in the Land and Water Development Division of FAO and draws on a worldwide network of leading centres of excellence in the field of irrigation, drainage and water resources management.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2005
United States of America
China
Australia
Canada
Ethiopia
Pakistan
Uruguay
Kenya
Jordan
South Africa
Turkey
Madagascar
Italy
Tanzania
Netherlands
Argentina
India
Mexico
Brazil
Mongolia

This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands. Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to the livestock production systems associated with each main type.

Reports & Research
May 2005
Egypt
Iraq
Germany
China
Ireland
Canada
Iran
France
New Zealand
Jordan
Morocco
Libya
Turkey
Oman
Italy
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Sudan
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon
Asia
Africa

The current volume presents the Proceedings of an important meeting entitled "Regional Expert Consultation on Land Degradation, Plant, Animal and Human Nutrition: Inter-relation and Impact". This scientific gathering managed to have a group of soil scientists/plant nutrition specialists, animal nutrition and medical doctors/human nutrition specialists to discuss these inter-related issues.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2004
Qatar
Kyrgyzstan
Israel
Afghanistan
Azerbaijan
Iran
United Arab Emirates
Jordan
Cyprus
Yemen
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Oman
Uzbekistan
Kuwait
Iraq
Kazakhstan
Tajikistan
Bahrain
Georgia
Armenia
Saudi Arabia
Lebanon
Asia
Central Asia

This paper examines the existing and potential connections between rural people and forests in the Kyrgyz Republic, with the aim of developing an improved understanding of the role and potential role of the forestry sector in poverty reduction.1 While the paper focuses on Kyrgyzstan, the wider aim is to show, building on some of the experiences of Kyrgyzstan, how the connections between forest

Reports & Research
December 2004
Egypt
Switzerland
Belgium
Dominican Republic
Mali
France
Mexico
Tonga
Ghana
United Kingdom
Cape Verde
Jordan
Morocco
Philippines
Lesotho
Turkey
Spain
Italy
Netherlands
India
Senegal
Gabon
Lebanon
Africa

It is increasingly recognised that migrants constitute an invaluable resource for development and poverty reduction in their home countries. For many developing countries, remittances from overseas migrants exceed development aid and foreign direct investment volumes.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2003
Syrian Arab Republic
Jordan
Israel
Lebanon
Palestine

Shared water resources are strong sources of conflict in the Jordan River basin shared by Israel, Jordan, Palestine, Syria and Lebanon. The control and allocation of water has been explicitly made a part of the ongoing peace negotiations. This article calls for the application of international water law in the resolution of water disputes in the negotiating process.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2003
Algeria
Bangladesh
United States of America
Spain
China
Sri Lanka
Australia
Pakistan
Eritrea
Thailand
Nepal
Jordan
Yemen
Oman
Italy
Tunisia
Argentina
India
Mexico

The global reproduction of food, notably cereal crops, appears to have been remarkably resilient to the vagaries of climate. The unsung hero in this production chain may well be groundwater. When rainfed agriculture fails, the fallback is usually groundwater. First it is accessed to smooth over the dry periods, and then it becomes a habit.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2003
Bangladesh
Dominican Republic
Mali
Guatemala
Peru
Congo
Sierra Leone
Ethiopia
Pakistan
Thailand
Jordan
Philippines
Malaysia
Spain
Madagascar
Tanzania
Ecuador
Senegal

While modern food distribution systems are evolving in many cities, more traditional and often informal forms of food supply continue to be vitally important in the towns and cities of developing countries and countries in transition. They are important because they can best cater to the specific needs of poor urban households.

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