The residents of the Ganges and Mekong River deltas face serious challenges from rising sea levels, saltwater intrusion, pollution from upstream sources, growing populations, and infrastructure that no longer works as planned. In both deltas, scientists working for nearly two decades with communities, local governments and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) have demonstrated the potential to overcome these challenges and substantially improve people’s livelihoods.
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2018Laos, Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Thailand
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksAugust, 2018Rwanda, Republic of Korea, Benin, Nigeria, United States of America, Philippines, Zambia, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Tanzania, Cuba, India, Malawi, Pakistan, Vietnam, Uganda
Food Systems for an Urbanizing World is a joint report prepared by the World Bank and FAO. It aims to stimulate discussion and suggest pathways to support local and national governments, and civil society and private sector actors in their efforts to improve the performance and capacity of food systems. The report describes the diversity and ever-changing nature of food systems, with interlinked traditional, modern and informal channels that respond to different market segments and different consumer preferences.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJune, 2018Bangladesh, Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Indonesia, Cambodia, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Asia
Meeting Name: Asia-Pacific Fishery Commission (APFIC)
Meeting symbol/code: APFIC/18/INF-10
Library ResourceJanuary, 2016Rwanda, Zambia, Nicaragua, Vietnam, Madagascar, China, Peru, India, Malawi, Ethiopia, Cambodia
This paper reviews the literature to identify the relationship between tenure security and food security. The literatures on tenure issues and food security issues are not well connected and the scientific evidence on the causal links between tenure security and food security is very limited. The paper explores the conceptual linkages between land tenure reforms, tenure security and food security and illustrates how these vary across diverse contexts.
Library ResourceJanuary, 2012Bangladesh, 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.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchOctober, 2011Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Laos, Nepal, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, South-Eastern Asia, Eastern Africa, Southern Asia, Southern Africa, South America, Western Africa
Despite challenges in many river
basins, overall the planet has
enough water to meet the full range
of peoples’ and ecosystems’ needs
for the foreseeable future, but
equity will only be achieved through
judicious and creative management.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Vietnam, Philippines, Bangladesh, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Brazil
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2001India, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2011Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Laos, South Africa, Thailand, Vietnam, Africa, Asia, South-Eastern Asia
This working paper reviews the experiences of the Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) with 14 “small
grants for impact” that were contracted in early 2006 and operated for periods of 12 to 18 months. For a total
investment of under US$1 million – less than the equivalent of a typical 3-5 year CPWF research for development
project in Phase 1, the small grant projects made significant contributions to identifying water and food technology
for specific end users (thus showing the potential of CPWF research in general); to better understanding of
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1995India, Thailand, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, South-Eastern Asia, Asia
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