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Journal Articles & Books
June 2016
France
Nigeria
United States of America
China
Indonesia
Australia
Canada
Malawi
Pakistan
Nepal
Jordan
Laos
Romania
South Africa
Italy
Tanzania
Cambodia
India
Barbados

This publication is a compilation of presentations and recommendations resulting from the Global Conference on Inland Fisheries: Freshwater, Fish and the Future, convened at FAO HQ in January 2015 and is part of an MOU signed with Michigan State University.

Conference Papers & Reports
April 2016
Jordan
Western Asia

Rangelands are the mainstay of pastoral livelihoods worldwide. Within rangelands, there are landscape depressions or lowlands characterized by high production potentials with their unique edaphic and hydrologic properties.

Conference Papers & Reports
March 2016
Jordan
Western Asia

The main objective of this study is to introduce the first consistent long ­term land cover database for Jordan. The Jordan National Land Cover Database (JNLCD) consists of four land cover maps for the years 1984, 1991, 1998, and 2014 that were developed at 30m resolution using a total of 11 Landsat TM/OLI satellite scenes.

Policy Papers & Briefs
March 2016
Algeria
Bahrain
Djibouti
Egypt
Iraq
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Libya
Morocco
Mauritania
Oman
Palestine
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Somalia
Sudan
Tunisia
United Arab Emirates

Improving Women's Access to Land and Property in The Arab States: The Role Of Inheritance, Dower, and Marital Property

Journal Articles & Books
March 2016
Jordan

Jordan is an upper middle income country which has proven remarkably resilient despite decades of turmoil in its neighborhood. Even with economic stability in the face of massive shocks, the Jordanian government - reflecting the views of the population - has made clear the need for improvement in the current growth trajectory.

Policy Papers & Briefs
February 2016
Jordan
Western Asia

Research on micro-catchment rainwater harvesting techniques by ICARDA and Jordanian
scientists has led to the establishment of semicircular bunds on contour ridges and furrows
(using GPS laser-guided Vallerani machine) and runoff strips in two communities of Jordan
Badia. As an outcome of this research, an effective micro-catchment laser-guided system was

Conference Papers & Reports
February 2016
Jordan
Western Asia

The management and rehabilitation of degraded rangelands are inherently complex in south
Mediterranean where state and tribal owned pastures are grazed commonly by the agro-pastoralists. The
prospect for increased degradation primarily caused by overgrazing and recurrent droughts is currently at

Journal Articles & Books
February 2016
France
United States of America
Belize
Mali
China
Indonesia
Australia
Canada
Ethiopia
Pakistan
Niger
Thailand
New Zealand
Jordan
Japan
South Africa
Singapore
Spain
Ecuador
Tunisia
India

The purpose of this paper is examine the notion of tenure in connection with water resources and to explore whether the concept of water tenure has the potential to make a useful contribution towards resolving the world’s water resources challenges. It seeks to provide answers to the following questions: (a) What is water tenure?

Journal Articles & Books
February 2016
Serbia
Egypt
Afghanistan
United States of America
Kenya
Mauritania
Croatia
Eswatini
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Rwanda
Jordan
Morocco
Yemen
Tajikistan
Spain
Somalia
Uzbekistan
Italy
Tunisia
Chad
Mexico

As World leaders forged two new big deals in late 2015 – the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Climate Change Agreements – over 200 experts and technical officers working in fields related to land and water management, participated in the 3rd Land and Water Days held at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Headquarters in Rome, from 10 to 12 November 2015

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