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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    India, Nepal, South-Eastern Asia

    Although the Ganges River Basin (GRB) has abundant water resources, the seasonal monsoon causes a mismatch in water supply and demand, which creates severe water-related challenges for the people living in the basin, the rapidly growing economy and the environment. Addressing these increasing challenges will depend on how people manage the basin’s groundwater resources, on which the reliance will increase further due to limited prospects for additional surface storage development.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Southern Asia

    The concept of ‘Underground Taming of Floods for Irrigation’ (UTFI) is introduced as an approach for co-managing floods and droughts at the river basin scale. UTFI involves strategic recharge of aquifers upstream during periods of high flow, thereby preventing local and downstream flooding, and simultaneously providing additional groundwater for irrigation during the dry season for livelihood improvement. Three key stages in moving UTFI from the concept stage to mainstream implementation are discussed.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2016
    France, Bangladesh, Mali, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Australia, Cuba, Pakistan, Myanmar, Colombia, Thailand, Nepal, Laos, Vietnam, Italy, Cambodia, India, Brazil, Oceania, Asia

    Seeking to gain a better understanding of the role that agroecology can play in eradicating hunger and malnutrition, FAO organized the Multistakeholder Consultation on agroecology for Asia and the Pacific, held in Bangkok, Thailand on 24-26 November 2015. FAO acted as a facilitator to enable debates and foster collaboration among a variety of actors in order to advance science, knowledge, public policies, programmes and experiences on agroecology, supporting the strengthening of the already-extensive evidence-based knowledge for agroecological approaches in agriculture.

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