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World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought 2018: Smart Choices to Preserve our Land

The Arab region has limited land resources while it faces daunting challenges that include high population and urbanization growth rates, resource over-exploitation, diminishing water resources,...

ESCWA’s approach to Key Social Groups and Emerging Issues in the Arab region

ESCWA is an active regional partner in several United Nations initiatives addressing the situation of key social groups – notably youth, older persons and persons with disabilities – as well as...

Survey of Economic and Social Developments in the Arab Region 2017-2018: Summary

In 2017, the world economy strengthened, and global GDP growth reached 3.0 per cent, up from 2.4 per cent in the preceding year mainly triggered by the performance of developed countries. In the...

Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

Climate Change Adaptation in Economic Development Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

Climate Change Adaptation in Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

Case study on policy reforms to promote renewable energy in Morocco

Being the largest energy importer in North Africa, Morocco is faced with the challenging task of meeting rising local energy demand while keeping its import bill under control. Facing these...

Arab Horizon 2030: Prospects for Enhancing Food Security in the Arab Region

This publication aims to inform the debate on the status of food security in Arab countries, and provide policy options for enhancing food security in the future, in line with the overarching...

Climate Change Adaptation in the Health Sector Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

Climate Change Adaptation and Ecosystem-Based Management Using Integrated Water Resources Management Tools

The training modules were developed within the framework of the United Nations Development Account (UNDA) project on “Developing the Capacities of the Arab Countries for Climate Change Adaptation...

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