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Peer-reviewed publication
December 2017
Cyprus
Jordan
Lebanon
Greece

This study aims at demonstrating and critically assessing high-level landscape stakeholders’ perceptions and understandings of landscape-related issues, threats and problems, in the Eastern Mediterranean, through a purposive comparative research survey of four case studies: Cyprus, Greece, Jordan and Lebanon.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2017
Western Asia
Jordan

This report was produced in the frame of the Project titled “Sustainability and Operationalization of Established Regional Agricultural Research Centers in Five Arab Countries”, funded by the Arab Fund for Economic & Social Development and implemented by ICARDA.

Conference Papers & Reports
October 2017
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

To help break the cycle of poverty, improve food and nutritional security, halt or reverse the alarming process of resource degradation in the dry areas, and help communities adapt to the impacts of climate variability and change, ICARDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2026 outlines our research and organizational approach for action to achieve our vision of thriving and resilient communities in the dry

Reports & Research
October 2017
Afghanistan
China
Algeria
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Lebanon
Libya
Morocco
Pakistan
Palestine
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Eastern Asia
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

This document presents the Strategic Plan of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas for the period from 2017 to 2026. ICARDA’s mission is to enhance food, water, and nutritional security and environmental health in the face of global challenges, including climate change.

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2017
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

Non-tropical dry areas cover over 40% of the world’s land surface with a growing population of more than 2.5 billion people. These people grow 44% of the world’s food and keep half of the world’s livestock, yet one in six live in chronic poverty.

Peer-reviewed publication
October 2017
Jordan

Landscape Character Assessment (LCA) has been introduced into Jordan through the MEDSCAPES project. The purpose of this project was to streamline landscape studies and integrate them into the land use planning practices in Jordan. Two areas within the Mediterranean and arid climatic zones of the country were chosen as test areas for the methodology.

Conference Papers & Reports
June 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. In the recent decades, the once productive grazing lands transformed into sparsely

Journal Articles & Books
December 2016
Nigeria
United States of America
Spain
Mali
Germany
China
Australia
Bolivia
Iran
Ethiopia
Niger
Cameroon
Kenya
Jordan
Morocco
Uganda
Italy
Tanzania
India
Chad
Lebanon
Romania
Mongolia

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
December 2016
Burkina Faso
Kenya
Mali
China
Australia
Ethiopia
Niger
Cameroon
Nepal
Jordan
Morocco
South Africa
Nicaragua
Uganda
Spain
Argentina
Senegal
Lebanon
Norway
Mongolia

As Diretrizes Voluntárias sobre a Governança Responsável da Posse da Terra, das Pescas e das Florestas no Contexto da Segurança Alimentar Nacional mencionam explicitamente os pastores como utilizadores das Diretrizes e como alvos de capacitação.

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