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 ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2006Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Sudan, Ecuador, Bolivia, India, Ethiopia, Colombia, Asia, Africa, South America, Southern Asia
There are many options for enhancing food production from fish in managed aquatic systems.The most appropriate technology, however, will vary from place to place, and the conditions under which one technology is prefered over another are still not well defined.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2016India, Nepal
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2015Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Southern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010India, Asia
This paper applies the principles of water-use accounts, developed in the first of the
series, to the Indus River basin in South Asia. The Indus Basin covers 3 countries, rises
in the Tibetan plateau in the vicinity of Lake Mansarovar in China. Irrigated agriculture
in the Basin is extensive with the construction of dams, barrages, and link canals to
distribute water, with modern engineering to support irrigation starting as early as the
Net runoff is about 10% of total precipitation. Irrigated agriculture covers 20% of
Library ResourceDecember, 2013Bangladesh, India, South-Eastern Asia
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 2010Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Southern Asia
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Vietnam, Philippines, Bangladesh, Thailand, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Brazil
Library ResourceReports & ResearchMarch, 2009India, Asia
CGIAR-CPWF Project “International Training and Research Program on
Groundwater Governance in Asia: Theory and Practice” was designed and
implemented by International Water Management Institute (IWMI) to address the
deficiencies in human capacity of managing groundwater in the two large basins of
the world- the Indus-Gangetic basin and the Yellow River basin. The basic premise of
the project was that proper groundwater management needs to be built on informed
knowledge of professionals from the region, with emphasis on inter-disciplinary
Library ResourceReports & ResearchJuly, 2009Colombia, India, Laos, Niger, Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa, South America
The CPWF-supported project ‘Models for implementing multiple-use water supply
systems for enhanced land and water productivity, rural livelihoods and gender equity’
(‘CPWF-MUS’) innovated, tested, and documented homestead-scale and communityscale
models for Multiple Use water Services in 30 rural and peri-urban sites in 8
countries: the Andes (Bolivia and Colombia), Indus-Ganges (India, Nepal), Limpopo
(South Africa and Zimbabwe), Mekong (Thailand) and Nile (Ethiopia). Learning alliances
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