Research in this book is part of the project no. 48, ?Strategic Analyses of India?s National River-Linking Project (NRLP)? of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF).
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2009India, Southern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009Iran
The Karkheh River Basin is the third largest basin in Iran after Karoon and Dez, and occupies a strategic position on the western boundary of the country. The basin has seen remarkable ancient feats of engineering, and has a long history of wheat and barley production, complemented by horticulture. With the growth of the modern nation-state of Iran, water development has progressed steadily in tandem with rising populations and urbanization.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009India, Pakistan, Southern Asia
This project aims to identify the risks and benefits associated with the use of wastewater in urban and peri-urban fodder and vegetable cropping systems in India and Pakistan, where wastewater is largely untreated due to lack of public finance. Two mega-cities (Faisalabad, Pakistan and Hyderabad, India, with large untreated wastewater irrigation areas have been selected a) for comparative purposes and b) to develop and promote country-specific risk mitigation options.
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 2009India, Asia, Southern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2009India, Southern Asia
This report explores the theory and practice of Adaptive Water Management (AWM) based on a detailed field study in the Lower Bhavani Project (LBP) in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. A five-step framework is used to analyze the extent to which AWM is practiced and how it could be improved. The analysis shows that the LBP system has increasingly fulfilled the criteria of a complex adaptive system over the years. The main uncertainty factor, rainfall variability, has been considered in a stepwise way during the system change cycles and has been included in the LBP system design.
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