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Peer-reviewed publication
January 2022
Uganda
Mauritius
Rwanda
Djibouti
Kenya
Ethiopia
South Sudan

The degradation of soil, vegetation and socio-economic transformations are a huge threat to Africa’s land production. This study aimed to (i) assess the soil and land productivity of standing biomass and (ii) determine the effect of rainfall on the standing biomass in Eastern Africa.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2019
Comoros
Madagascar
Mauritius
Seychelles
Cape Verde
Antigua and Barbuda
Haiti
Jamaica
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Trinidad and Tobago
Belize
Guyana
Suriname
Timor-Leste
Papua New Guinea
Samoa

Land degradation exacerbates the unique vulnerabilities of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to environmental challenges, such as climate change, flash floods, soil erosion, lagoon siltation, coastal erosion and sea level rise, undermining their economic potential.

Journal Articles & Books
February 2019
Algeria
Angola
Equatorial Guinea
Benin
Mauritius
Namibia
Malawi
Niger
Central African Republic
Cape Verde
Madagascar
Cameroon
Botswana
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mauritania
Mali
Burundi
Guinea
Mozambique
Morocco
Italy

The AQUASTAT Programme was initiated with a view to presenting a comprehensive picture of water resources and irrigation in developing countries and providing systematic, upto-date and reliable information on water for agriculture and rural development.

Reports & Research
December 2018
Fiji
Mauritius
Dominican Republic
Samoa
Haiti
Vanuatu
Jamaica
Solomon Islands
Guyana
Barbados
Cape Verde

This policy paper focuses on the environmental challenges of sustainable development issues with particular attention to natural resource management, environment and climate change in the food and agriculture sector (including crops, livestock, fisheries and forestry).

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Seychelles
Angola
Democratic Republic of the Congo
United States of America
Mauritius
Botswana
South Africa
Lesotho
Mozambique
Madagascar
Namibia
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Canada
Malawi
Italy
Eswatini
Switzerland

This document details the activities that were undertaken by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and cooperating agencies (the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of South Africa (DAFF), the Africa Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR) and the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC)) leading to the production of a Regional Aqu

Journal Articles & Books
October 2018
Madagascar
Mauritius
Italy

This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Mauritius. 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
March 2018
Madagascar
Mauritius

Mauritius joined FAO in 1968. In response to the Government’s request to reorganize and strengthen the governance<p></p>framework for agricultural services, the first FAO intervention was carried out in 2011, with follow up in 2014.

Regulations
June 2017
Mauritius

These Regulations, made by the Minister under sections 117(2A) and 162 of the Local Government Act, amend the Local Government (Exemption from Building and Land Use Permit) Regulations 2015 in the Schedule to the principal regulations by deleting the words “(Individual)”, “(Self-employed)” and “(Individual/Homebased)” wherever they appear.

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