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  1. Library Resource
    Regulations
    June, 2009
    China

    The purpose of these Measures is to effectively fulfill the state land supervision responsibilities, standardize field inspection and verification on major land problems, and improve rapid response and emergency handling capabilities of the state land supervision and inspection institution. The Measures consist of 20 Articles.The Measures provide for the contents, standards, work discipline and responsibilities, implementation and reporting of on-site inspection and verification.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    June, 2009
    Iran, Syrian Arab Republic, Western Asia

    Improving On-farm Agricultural Water Productivity in the Karkheh River Basin

    (KRB) was a CPWF project that aimed at enhancement of agricultural water

    productivity (WP) under irrigated and rainfed conditions in Karkheh River Basin. It

    was launched in Iran through the partnership of ICARDA and the Iranian NARES

    under the Agricultural Extension, Education, and Research Organization.

    The project lasted for more than four years between 2004 and 2008. Whereas

    capacity building was an important part of the agenda, PN8 was a participatory,

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2009
    Asia

    The Himalayan region is not only tectonically active and ecologically fragile but is it also one of the most economically underdeveloped and most densely populated mountain ecosystems on the planet. These natural as well as human characteristics render the Himalayan region highly vulnerable to the impacts of development, degradation and climate change and in particular the impact of melting of glaciers and changes in the patterns of precipitation.

  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    July, 2009
    India

    Water is scarce in India's semiarid zones of Rajasthan. Climate change is putting additional pressure on the rare resources. Irregular or no rainfall forces many small farmers to abandon their fields, at least temporarily, and seek work in the towns. Participative water management projects as practiced in Bhipur village, growing crops with low water requirements and more sustainable farming practices are adaptation strategies that allow farmers to continue their activities despite climate risks.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    June, 2009
    United States of America, Africa, Central America, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia, Europe

    Décadas de escasa inversión pública en agricultura han debilitado la capacidad de los agricultores para hacer frente a la volatilidad de los precios, a los cambios climáticos y económicos, o para poder salir por sí mismos de la pobreza. Sin embargo, los donantes y los gobiernos deben considerar la inversión en agricultura como parte de la solución a largo plazo frente a las crisis alimentaria, financiera y climática.

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