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  1. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Liechtenstein, France, Bangladesh, Honduras, Guatemala, China, Canada, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama, Kenya, Philippines, Singapore, India, Mexico

    Dans de nombreuses régions du monde, la quantité d’eau potable et sa qualité sont menacées par la surexploitation, le mauvais usage et la pollution. Il est nécessaire à cet égard d’accorder une haute priorité aux relations entre les forêts et l’eau. Les bassins versants boisés fournissent un pourcentage important de toute l’eau utilisée à des fins domestiques, agricoles, industrielles et écologiques, dans les zones situées tant en amont qu’en aval.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    India, Italy, Asia

    The MASSCOTE application presented in this document has been initialized through a training workshop in Karnataka, for engineers and managers from the KJBNL, focussing on Upper Krishna Project in 2009. This document presents the status of the MASSCOTE application development immediately after the workshop.

  3. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Liechtenstein, Fiji, Bangladesh, Honduras, Kenya, El Salvador, Chile, Micronesia, China, Guatemala, Australia, Austria, Venezuela, Guinea, Costa Rica, Colombia, Nepal, Argentina, India

    En muchas regiones del mundo, la disponibilidad y calidad del agua potable cada vez está más amenazada por su explotación excesiva, el mal uso y la contaminación. En este contexto, la relación entre los bosques y el agua debe recibir una gran prioridad. Las cuencas de captación forestales suministran una gran parte del agua destinada a satisfacer las necesidades domésticas, agrícolas, industriales y ecológicas, tanto en las zonas de río arriba como en las de río abajo.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    France, North Macedonia, Belgium, Azerbaijan, Germany, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Pakistan, Nepal, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Moldova, Albania, Romania, Poland, India, Russia, Georgia, Armenia

    This publication describes the experience of a number of transition countries in Central and Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union with crafting regulatory frameworks for irrigation water users’ organizations. It also seeks to distil a number of key regulatory requirements. As a result, this study serves as a design/drafting manual for policymakers and for drafters of legislation on water users’ organizations.

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Asia

    Most of the large rice irrigation systems in Southeast Asia have been designed for rice irrigation under a supply-driven mode. Despite their huge contribution to agricultural production, there is a general consensus that these large rice irrigation systems have not lived up to expectations because of a legacy of poor institutional arrangements and system design, degraded infrastructure, poor management and stagnation in the face of rapid transformations of agriculture and pressures on their water supply.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Qatar, Egypt, Iran, United States of America, Israel, Azerbaijan, Netherlands, Malta, United Arab Emirates, Jordan, Cyprus, Yemen, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Oman, Syrian Arab Republic, Kuwait, Iraq, Bahrain, Georgia, Armenia, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Asia

    The AQUASTAT Programme was initiated with a view to presenting a comprehensive picture of water resources and irrigation in the countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean and providing systematic, up-to-date and reliable information on water for agriculture and rural development. This report presents the results of the most recent survey carried out in the 18 countries of the Middle East region, and it analyses the changes that have occurred in the ten years since the first survey.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2009
    Syrian Arab Republic, Egypt, Jordan, Italy, Asia

    This report presents the results from a regional training workshop on MASSCOTE which was held at Aleppo, Syria in 2009. A total of twenty Irrigation and Agriculture engineers from Egypt, Jordan, and Syria participated in the training workshop focusing on MASSCOTE application in Mounshaat-Al-Asad scheme in Aleppo Governorate.

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