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In a world with 7 billion people to feed amid growing concerns about land and water scarcity, today\u2019s land and water professionals need easy access to up-to-date information, models, approaches and technologies for sustainable food production.

  • AQUASTAT: Core database of country statistics, focused on water resources, water uses and agricultural water management.

  • AQUAMAPS: Regional and global geospatial datasets on water resources and agriculture water management, including:

  • River and water bodies: regional hydrographic networks derived from Hydrosheds
  • Irrigation and infrastructures: area equipped for irrigation, dams
  • Hydrological basins: global and regional layers of hydrological basins derived from Hydrosheds
  • Climate: Monthly grids of precipitation and reference evapotranspiration

  • Water Productivity Portal (WaPOR): A FAO portal to monitor water productivity and other key data about water and agriculture, using free satellite imagery.

  • Water Accounting Portal: A FAO/ADB/IWMI/IHE-Delft portal to support Water Accounting in river basins and Water Productivity measurement in irrigation projects.