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  1. Library Resource

    Volume 6 Issue 4

    Peer-reviewed publication
    December, 2017
    India

    Remote sensing-based assessments of large river basins such as the Krishna, which supplies water to many states in India, are useful for operationally monitoring agriculture, especially basins that are affected by abiotic stress. Moderate-Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) time series products can be used to understand cropland changes at the basin level due to abiotic stresses, especially water scarcity.

  2. Library Resource
    Land Rights for Slum Dwellers in Odisha:  Making technology work  for the urban poor
    Reports & Research
    March, 2019
    India

    The webinar Land Rights for Slum Dwellers in the East Indian State Odisha: Making technology work for the urban poor took place on 14 February, 2018. 

    The webinar discussed anecdotes of the land rights policy in the state, application of innovative technology, processes and partnerships in the project execution and best practices followed in gaining rights for slum dwellers. 

    This report provides a brief summary of the webinar dialogue and the main points that emerged.

  3. Library Resource
    Strengthening Land Tenure in Informal Settings: A Fit-For-Purpose Approach
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2018
    Kenya, Tanzania, Myanmar, India, Nepal, Global

    A functioning land administration sector is the foundation for economic growth. Unfortunately, effective land registry and cadastral systems with national coverage exist in only a fraction of the world’s countries. Cadasta Foundation is working to overcome this challenge by developing simple digital tools and technology to help partners efficiently document, analyze, store, and share critical land and resource rights information.

  4. 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.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    India, Southern Asia

    More than 1 million hectares of urban land in India could be irrigated for crops if wastewater was made safe for use. Lack of systematic data collection by municipalities makes it difficult to accurately assess the wastewater generation or estimate the total amount of urban area under wastewater irrigation, so the potential of urban and peri-urban farming could be even greater.

  6. 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.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 1999
    India, Southern Asia

    Describes the results of an irrigation performance evaluation using remote sensing techniques, GIS procedures, and hydrologic modeling at a regional scale. Demonstrates how advanced information technologies support the analysis of irrigation performance by facilitating an in-depth study of a large irrigated area.

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