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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008

    La présente note a été établie en vue de la sessio n plénière de la Semaine européenne des forêts intitulée «Les forêts et l’eau», qui se tiendra le jeudi 23 octobre 2008 1 . Elle a pour objet de promouvoir un débat nourri et éclairé en donnant au lecteur de s informations générales et en soulevant des questi ons que les participants à la session souhaiteront peut -être examiner au cours du débat.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    India, Nepal

    The Masscote application presented here has been initialized through a training workshop in Karnataka for engineers and managers from the KNNL focussing on Ghataprabha Left Bank Canal [GBLC] from 6 to 20 October 2006. The contributions of the working group sessions at this workshop (RAP–MASSCOTE) have been largely included in this report.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008

    подготовлена для пленарного заседания на тему " Леса и вода", которое состоится в четверг, 23 октября 2008 года, в рамках Недели европейских лесов1. Она призвана стимулировать оживленную и содержательную дискуссию. С этой целью вниманию читателей будет представлена справочная информация и предложены вопросы, которые участники заседания, возможно, пожелают рассмотреть в ходе обсуждения.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Uruguay, Brazil

    Attainment of MDG-7 (environmental sustainability) requires the realization of sustainable agriculture systems. There is now inexorable pressure on world agriculture to play a much wider range of roles than ever before.

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    Nepal, Laos, Philippines, Israel, Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Cambodia, India, Pakistan, Thailand

    A FAO mission visited Uttar Pradesh India to carry out a MASSCOTE training workshop in Sultanpur Uttar Pradesh from 7th to 19 December 2007 as part of a collaborative program between the Government of Uttar Pradesh and FAO. This mission is the first MASSCOTE exercise organised by FAO for GOUP, other two studies are planned as part of the FAO-GOUP collaborative activities aiming at developing the capacity in modernization of irrigation management.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Poland, Switzerland, Japan, Turkey, Spain, Finland, Italy

    This note has been prepared for the plenary session of the European Forest Week on “Forests and Water” taking place on Thursday, 23 October 2008 1 . Its objective is to stimulate a lively and well informed discussion by providing the reader with background information and proposing questions which participants in the session may wish to address during the discussion. The note presents linkages between the forest and water sectors, discusses collaboration between the communities and presents international legal and policy frameworks.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Fiji, Bangladesh, Honduras, United States of America, China, Australia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Thailand, Switzerland, Japan, South Africa, Singapore, Malaysia, Panama, India, Mexico, Papua New Guinea

    The availability and quality of clean water in many regions of the world is more and more threatened by overuse, misuse and pollution. In this context, the relationship between forests and water must be accorded high priority. Forested catchments supply a high proportion of the water for domestic, agricultural, industrial and ecological needs in both upstream and downstream areas. A key challenge faced by land, forest and water managers is to maximize the benefits that forests provide without detriment to water resources and ecosystem function.

  8. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    Nepal, Netherlands, United States of America, India, Malaysia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka

    This paper explains the operation methods in canal irrigation delivery systems using the MASSCOTE approach. It argues that on-farm irrigation scheduling is only possible when the delivery system provides the irrigation water at the expected time, rate and duration.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    Burkina Faso, United States of America, Zambia, Mali, Zimbabwe, Germany, Indonesia, Ethiopia, Niger, Kenya, Philippines, South Africa, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Italy, Tanzania, Netherlands, Senegal, Africa

    As this book shows, farmer field schools have proven to be a very useful approach for helping African farmers to improve how they manage their land and water. Numerous projects throughout Africa have shown that they result in improved soils, better yields and higher incomes for farmers. The document summarizes some of these experiences, points out successes, and – equally important – shows constraints and gaps that need to be addressed.

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