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  1. Library Resource
    January, 1998
    India, Southern Asia

    Examines the role of religion in the formation and assertion of political identity in Kashmir. The issue has been highlighted by the rise of Islamic militancy in the 1990s. Four aspects are examined: the meaning of Islam for the people of Kashmir; the role of Islam in the formation of Kashmiri political identity; the secularization of this political identity; and the implications for the politics of fundamentalism.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1997
    India, Southern Asia

    Analysis of the spatial and temporal relationship between malaria incidence and selected water-related environmental parameters . The analysis is based upon the use of secondary information. GIS was used to generate input into statistical analysis and to map out the parameters for a visual analysis. The paper discusses the quality of the data used and the possibilities for using GIS in healthrelated research.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1997
    India, Southern Asia

    Explores the relationship of water distribution rules to water distribution performance in the Tambraparani Irrigation System in India. Argues that if water distribution rules do not match the irrigation services desired by the users, the users subvert the rules to provide the water deliveries they require, with negative impacts on water distribution performance and equity, and the cost of irrigation.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1997
    India, Southern Asia

    Describes the use of satellite remote sensing and geographic information system techniques to obtain information on primary agricultural productivity and irrigation system performance in a large rice irrigation system in India. Discusses the potential and cost-effectiveness of SRS techniques for making inventories and monitoring agricultural productivity.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 1997
    Burkina Faso, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India, Sudan, Egypt, United States of America, Niger, Philippines, China, Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Colombia, Western Africa, Asia, Africa

    This volume reviews the findings and results of research of the International Irrigation Management Institute during its first decade. The book also reviews several of the institute?s major institutional strengthening activities.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1997
    Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India, Kenya, Estonia, Zimbabwe

    This report summarizes recent experiences with the application of PRA methods in the fields of irrigation and water management in Sri Lanka, Pakistan, India, Kenya, Estonia, and Zimbabwe. Methods of group dynamics, sampling, semi-structured interviewing and dialogue, visualization and diagramming are explained, with examples.

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