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  1. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    September, 2017
    Nepal, Asia, Southern Asia
  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2013
    Nepal, Southern Asia
  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Nepal, Southern Asia
  4. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2014
    Nepal

    Water has been identified as a key resource for Nepal's economic growth. Although the country has 225 billion cubic meters of water available annually, less than 7% has been utilized. Climate change is a frequent topic in national development discussions in part because of its possible impact on future water availability. This study assessed the likely impact of climate change on water resources development in the Koshi River basin, Nepal, using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool to generate projections for the 2030s and 2050s.

  5. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    December, 2016
    Nepal, Bangladesh, Philippines, Mali, Samoa, Indonesia, Tonga, Thailand, Solomon Islands

    This issue contains stories on country level activities and news and updates on events, publications and trainings relater to the gender work in FAO in Asia and the Pacific. There is a report on FAO's contribution to the Sustainable Development Goal Five (SDG5) and a feature article on Isan Indigenous Thai Silk Yarn production.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    India, Nepal, South-Eastern Asia

    Although the Ganges River Basin (GRB) has abundant water resources, the seasonal monsoon causes a mismatch in water supply and demand, which creates severe water-related challenges for the people living in the basin, the rapidly growing economy and the environment. Addressing these increasing challenges will depend on how people manage the basin’s groundwater resources, on which the reliance will increase further due to limited prospects for additional surface storage development.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2015
    Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Southern Asia

    The concept of ‘Underground Taming of Floods for Irrigation’ (UTFI) is introduced as an approach for co-managing floods and droughts at the river basin scale. UTFI involves strategic recharge of aquifers upstream during periods of high flow, thereby preventing local and downstream flooding, and simultaneously providing additional groundwater for irrigation during the dry season for livelihood improvement. Three key stages in moving UTFI from the concept stage to mainstream implementation are discussed.

  8. Library Resource
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    Institutional & promotional materials
    April, 2017
    Asia, China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Philippines, Vietnam, Southern Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal

    With more than 60 percent of Asian population either directly or indirectly relying on agriculture for livelihood, agriculture remains key to uplifting lives of many people in the region, as well as to providing sufficient and nutritious food for all.

    In Asia, CIAT undertakes scientific research enabling smallholder farmers, agri-food businesses, and national governments to use smart technologies and innovations and make evidence-based decisions, towards achieving profitability, environmental sustainability and resiliency in agriculture.

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