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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    December, 1994
    India, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Asia

    In this workshop the participants identified five priority areas of concern relative to sustainable management of groundwater irrigation by farmers:1) aquifer drawdown; 2) FMIS groundwaterwater support services, 3) management problems under water-surplus conditions; 4) management problems under water-deficit conditions; 5) management problems in conjunctive use areas .

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 1994
    India

    The first of the series focuses on the much debated issue of forest lands. Retaining the existing forest cover, improving the quality of so-called forest land, bringing back the traditional ethos of preserving forests as part of the Indian heritage and lifestyle and making people part of the greening movement rather than policing the forests, the changing policies over the past century and their impact on the forest cover, the relevance of these policies in the context of liberalisation and structural adjustment are all addressed in this volume.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    January, 1995
    Southern Asia, Africa, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Botswana, China, India, Niger, Zimbabwe

    "Rapid expansion of employment in low-income countries is one of the biggest challenges of development. The growth in labor supply in developing countries will remain large for a long time to come. Incomes of the poor in rural areas will depend more and more on productive off-farm work, and in the rapidly expanding urban areas, food security will depend largely on jobs and wage rates"--P. xiii.

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 1994
    Southern Asia, Eastern Asia, Africa, India, Bangladesh, China

    A large body of literature makes the argument that commercialization of agriculture has mainly negative effects on the employment, incomes, food production and consumption, health, and nutrition of the poor. In Commercialization of Agriculture, Economic Development, and Nutrition, Joachim von Braun and Eileen Kennedy find that the conclusion that commercialization of agriculture is generally bad for nutrition is flawed.

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