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  1. 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.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Honduras, India, Iran, Kenya, Laos, Mali, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, South Africa, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Western Africa, Middle Africa, Africa, Asia, Central America, South America, Western Asia, Southern Asia, South-Eastern Asia, Southern Africa

    This reports summarizes and synthesizes activities and achievements of the CGIAR Challenge Program on Water and Food (CPWF) through the end of 2007. The CPWF is an intiative of the CGIAR designed to take on the global challenge of water scarcity and food security.

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    The Political Economy of India's Growth and Economic Policy since Independence

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2008
    India, Southern Asia

    Rapid growth since 1980 has transformed India from the world's 50th ranked economy in nominal U.S. dollars to the 10th largest in 2005. The growth of per capita income has helped reduce poverty. At the same time, evidence suggests that income inequality is rising and that the gap in average per capita income between the rich and poor states is growing. This paper reviews India's long term growth experience with a view to understanding the determinants of growth and the underlying political economy.

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    Ideas for Implementation

    Reports & Research
    April, 2008
    India

    The study was undertaken to identify pertinent and emerging issues that have implications for biodiversity conservation and livelihoods and the inter-relationship between them. A detailed review of the current national and state policies was undertaken along with the strategies being implemented by the government and various multi-lateral and bi-lateral agencies and other organizations, focused especially in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand and Orissa as provided in the scope of the study.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Angola, France, Nigeria, Mali, Zimbabwe, China, Germany, Indonesia, Bolivia, Ghana, Colombia, Kenya, Japan, South Africa, Malaysia, Cameroon, Tanzania, Netherlands, Argentina, India, Sudan, Brazil, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Land Tenure Working Paper 1. This document analyzes the implications for land tenure and land policy of biofuels. It examines the current and likely future impacts of the increasing spread of biofuels on access to land in producer countries, particularly for poorer rural people. It aims to pave the way for future empirical research on the links between the spread of biofuels and access to land, through developing a conceptual framework for such research and through taking stock of data available in the literature.

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    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2008
    India

    This study aims in linking the biophysical and socioeconomic data base layers with the technical coefficients or simulation models for agri-production estimates and land use planning under normal and extreme climatic events, and exploring the resource and inputs management options in village Shikohpur, Gurgaon district located in the northwest part of India. The socioeconomic profile of Shikohpur is highly skewed with mostly small and marginal farmers. Though the areas under wheat in Shikohpur are increasing, the productivity is declining or remaining stagnant over the years.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2008
    Egypt, Bangladesh, Mauritania, Mali, China, Namibia, Peru, Russia, Niger, Kenya, Philippines, Vietnam, Japan, India, Senegal, Sudan, Brazil, Ghana

    Document de travail sur les régimes fonciers 2. Ce document propose une analyse des impacts du changement climatique sur les régimes et les politiques fonciers. Il évalue les effets des changements climatique anthropogéniques en cours sur les régimes fonciers – s’agissant notamment de ceux qui sont liés aux émissions de gaz à effet de serre – et il précise le rôle que les politiques foncières pourraient jouer en matière d’adaptation et de planification au changement climatique dans le monde en développement.

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