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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2012

    This literature review was commissioned by Project “G3 - Water Governance and Community-based Management”, one of several projects funded by the Challenge Programme on Water and Food (CPWF) in the Ganges Basin. The project seeks to understand the different modes and outcomes of water governance in selected polders and the role that communities play in such governance.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    January, 2012

    Water is one of the most critical problems in Bangladesh. The Government of Bangladesh (GoB) acknowledges water as a finite resource with tremendous importance for the environment and livelihoods in its National Water Policy (GoB, 1999). The National Water Policy provides a comprehensive policy framework for pressing water issues in Bangladesh such as river basin planning, water rights and allocation, delineation of public and private domains, water supply and sanitation, preservation of the natural environment and the developmental concerns of fisheries, navigation and agriculture.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2012
    Palau, France, Bangladesh, Switzerland, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Thailand

    Ces directives techniques sur l’utilisation des ressources halieutiques sauvages pour l’aquaculture fondée sur les captures (CBA) ont été préparées par le Département des pêches et de l’aquaculture de l’Organisation des Nations Unies pour l’alimentation et l’agriculture (FAO) sous la coordination d’Alessandro Lovatelli, Fonctionnaire chargé de l’aquaculture, Division de l’utilisation et de la conservation des ressources des pêches et de l’aquaculture.

  4. Library Resource
    January, 2012
    Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, China, Myanmar, India, Pakistan, Southern Asia

    Current land management approaches focus on achieving ecological resilience for natural resources and biological diversity, and socioeconomic resilience for the people who depend on the land for their livelihoods and wellbeing. In the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, landscapes extend across national boundaries and their effective management requires cooperation among the countries sharing the transboundary area, particularly in light of the impacts being experienced from a wide range of drivers of change, including climate change.

  5. Library Resource
    January, 2013

    Khulna, the third largest metropolitan city (46 km) of Bangladesh, is vulnerable to climate change and unplanned urbanization process. The city has been identified as one of the 15 most climate change vulnerable cities of the world. This study was conducted to assess how urban and peri-urban residents of Khulna have been affected by the Mayur River through its use and abuse, and to explore adaptation measures. To complete the study, primary data was collected through field surveys, stakeholders' consultation, focused group discussion, key informantinterview and water quality analysis.

  6. Library Resource
    January, 2012
    Bangladesh, Vietnam, Guatemala, Peru, Tanzania, Ghana, India, Thailand, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southern Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Eastern Asia, Oceania

    This comparative study highlights that rainfall variability and food insecurity are key drivers for human mobility. The empirical research is based on eight country case studies, including a 1,300 household survey and participatory research sessions involving 2,000 individuals. The results reveal that migration is an important risk management strategy for vulnerable households. Land scarce households trying to cope with food insecurity send migrants during the hunger season to find food or money to buy food.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    September, 2012

    La destrucción de los bosques naturales se está incre- mentando debido a la urbanización y la industrialización, así como por la expansión agrícola en las últimas décadas, por lo tanto deben llevarse a cabo los respectivos estu- dios para su recuperación. Este estudio comparativo fue diseñado para ver los efectos de la tierra deforestada en la germinación y crecimiento de cinco especies diferentes de árboles.

  8. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    April, 2012
    Bangladesh, India, Southern Asia

    Phase II of the CGIAR Challenge Program for Water and Food (CPWF) is a multi-institutional and inter-disciplinary research for development initiative focused on increasing the resilience of social and ecological systems through better water management for food production.Phase II in the Ganges Basin began in 2011 and is scheduled to end in 2014.

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