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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Laos, Bangladesh, Vietnam, China, Myanmar, Cambodia, India, Thailand

    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.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2006
    Kenya, 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    India, 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

    mid 1800s.

    Net runoff is about 10% of total precipitation. Irrigated agriculture covers 20% of

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2009
    India, 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

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    July, 2009
    Colombia, 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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