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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    India, Southern Asia

    The overall objective of this paper is to outline the analytical framework and theoretical approach underlying a new research paradigm and illustrate how this paradigm can be used for the strategic analysis of water institutions by applying it to the Indian context.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    India, Southern Asia

    India is a large country with regional differences in per-capita water supply and demand. Attempts to describe the water situation in India at a national level are often misleading due to the tremendous diversity in the water situation across the country. This Report analyzes the spatial variation of water supply and demand across river basins in India. The study identifies basins that are water-scarce because of inadequate water availability to meet the effective demand.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2004
    Bangladesh, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Laos, Malawi, Mali, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Sudan, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Eastern Africa, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa

    In the months since approval in November 2002, the Challenge Program on Water and Food

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2004
    Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, South Africa, Ghana, Congo, India, Ethiopia, Niger, Eritrea, Africa

    1. Degradation of natural resources is a significant constraint to sustainable agricultural development in many developing countries. In particular, water scarcity is a major threat to achieving food security and reducing poverty. Better water management, therefore, is critical to reaching international targets to halve the proportion of people without access to drinking water by 2015.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2004
    Burkina Faso, Honduras, Nicaragua, India, Lesotho, Senegal, Cuba

    El acceso a la tierra es indispensable para la producción de alimentos y la generación de ingresos. Asimismo, constituye un bien social y económico decisivo, que reviste una importancia crucial para la identidad cultural, el poder político y la participación en el proceso de toma de decisiones. Las creencias sociales y culturales suelen dar lugar a discriminación contra las personas por motivos de género, clase social o grupo étnico.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2004
    Bangladesh, United States of America, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Germany, China, Guatemala, Indonesia, Grenada, Jamaica, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Bolivia, Philippines, Japan, Tunisia, Argentina, India, Russia, Bahamas, Brazil

    This report shows a broad range of statistics pertaining to world food and agriculture. It presents, where appropriate, the differences between developed and developing countries, continents and regions. It is hoped that managers and policy-makers dealing with international issues relating to food and agriculture will find the tables useful.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2004
    Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Gambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Australia, Bolivia, Canada, Guinea, Niger, Cameroon, Mozambique, Laos, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Italy, Tanzania, Cambodia, India, Russia, Mexico

    In recent years, local people and rural communities have assumed increasing prominence in strategies for natural resource management.This paper briefly reviews some of the central legal issues that are associated with this shift. In doing so, its goals are limited. It does not ad dress fundamental questions about when, where and what kind of management works, nor attempt to identify the political, social, economic and environmental ingredient s for success – subjects on which there is a huge, if still inconclusive, literature.

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2004
    Burkina Faso, Honduras, Dominican Republic, Lesotho, Cuba, Nicaragua, India, Senegal, Brazil

    Access to land is essential to food production and income generation. It is also a key social and economic asset, crucial for cultural identity, political power and participation in decisionmaking. Social and cultural beliefs often discriminate against people because of gender, social class or ethnic group.

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