FRWO and FAO to sign a MoU on Risk-Based Integrated Watershed Management
Iran and FAO are to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Risk-Based Integrated Watershed Management by the end of the current year.
High-Level Expert Consultation on Disaster Information Management, Tehran, 18-19 December 2018
As a regional institution of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management (APDIM) is mandated to work with ESCAP members and associate members and other relevant stakeholders to reduce the risks, damage and losses resulting from disasters by developing human and institutional capacities of countries and organizations of the region in disaster information management and strengthening regional cooperation in this field.
UNESCO organized the 8th Asian G-WADI meeting and 2nd International Drought Initiative (IDI) expert group meeting in Mashad
The objectives of the three-day event were to increase regional cooperation for adaptation to water scarcity in arid and semi-arid zones as well as developing synergies between active programmes in the field of drought management.
NASA and FAO launch next-generation geospatial tool
Collect Earth Online allows anyone to track land-use and landscape changes anywhere
Deadline extended: applications for CRIC17 media training
10/12/2018 UNCCD News MEDIA TRAINING January 26-27, 2019 Georgetown, Guyana Call for Applications from Journalists from the Caribbean Application deadline extended to 17 December 2018
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FRWO and FAO to sign a MoU on Risk-Based Integrated Watershed Management | بازدید :4
Iran and FAO are to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on Risk-Based Integrated Watershed Management by the end of the current year.
High-Level Expert Consultation on Disaster Information Management, Tehran, 18-19 December 2018 | بازدید :4
As a regional institution of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management (APDIM) is mandated to work with ESCAP members and associate members and other relevant stakeholders to reduce the risks, damage and losses resulting from disasters by developing human and institutional capacities of countries and organizations of the region in disaster information management and strengthening regional cooperation in this field.
UNESCO organized the 8th Asian G-WADI meeting and 2nd International Drought Initiative (IDI) expert group meeting in Mashad  | بازدید :10
The objectives of the three-day event were to increase regional cooperation for adaptation to water scarcity in arid and semi-arid zones as well as developing synergies between active programmes in the field of drought management.
NASA and FAO launch next-generation geospatial tool | بازدید :15
Collect Earth Online allows anyone to track land-use and landscape changes anywhere
Deadline extended: applications for CRIC17 media training | بازدید :27
10/12/2018 UNCCD News MEDIA TRAINING January 26-27, 2019 Georgetown, Guyana Call for Applications from Journalists from the Caribbean Application deadline extended to 17 December 2018
Missing the forest for the trees: An unexpected picture of New York City forests | بازدید :16
In recent years, most efforts to expand New York City's tree canopy—and thus strengthen the urban environment—have focused on planting new street trees or replacing non-native species with native trees in the city's remaining forests.
Photo of spring equinox festival in Iran wins International Mountain Day 2018 competition | بازدید :18
An image from a spring equinox festival on a mountain in Iran has won the annual International Mountain Day photography competition organized by FAO to heighten awareness of the importance of mountains worldwide.
Head of FRWO said at a meeting with members of the Parliament:
Watershed Management plays an equal Role in Wet and Dry Seasons | بازدید :34

Khalil Aghaee, Deputy Minister and Head of Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization (FRWO) on Monday at a meeting with members of the Parliament said that watershed management application is not limited to drought years, but it benefits both wet and dry seasons.
IUCN lists 15 new sites as world’s best protected areas | بازدید :40
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has admitted 15 new natural sites to the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas – the first global standard recognising best practice in protected areas. Sites in Egypt, France, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Mexico, Peru and the United Arab Emirates received the certification today at the ongoing UN Biodiversity Conference in Egypt, bringing the total number of sites on the IUCN Green List to 40.
World Soil Day 2018 in European Union | بازدید :41
World Soil Day is held annually on 5 December as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and advocating for the sustainable management of soil resources.
Minister of Agriculture Jahad:
IWM to Be Implemented in 1.5 million Ha in Watershed Basins | بازدید :41

Minister of Agriculture Jahad said that 5.1 million hectares in the country will go under watershed management and aquifer recharge projects by the end of the year.
Three conventions, one planet: making the case for nature and people at COP24 | بازدید :33
UNCCD has joined other Rio conventions in the margins of the ongoing Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP24) to foster the alignment of the three conventions that tackle similar problems, have similar goals and operate in the same ecosystems.
World Soil Day 2018 Message from Monique Barbut  | بازدید :33
World Soil Day is commemorated every 5 December to remind us that soil is important for both the natural system and human well-being. Our laxity in taking care of the soil partly comes from the assumption that land is abundant. It is also because most of us are no longer directly reliant on the land.
World Soil Day 2018, December 5th | بازدید :41
While we can see many of the changes we have made to our planet, some of our impacts are virtually invisible, and soil pollution is a good example. Be the Solution to Soil Pollution campaign for World Soil Day 2018 aims to raise awareness and call people to #StopSoilPollution.
Finalization of Forest Cadastre by the end of the year | بازدید :41
Khalil Aghaee, Deputy Minister and Head of Forests, Range and Watershed Management Organization (FRWO) said on Saturday at the twentieth meeting of the coordination committee on the implementation of watershed management projects that the forest cadastre will be finalized, especially in the northern forests by the end of the year.
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