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Groundwater and ecosystem services: A framework for managing smallholder groundwater-dependent agrarian socio-ecologies – applying an ecosystem services and resilience approachInternational Water Management Institute, 2015This report outlines the Water, Land and Ecosystem (WLE) conceptual understanding of groundwater-dependent and groundwater-impacting ecosystem services and devises an approach to guide research and policy development related to agrarian socio-ecologies highly dependent on groundwater.DocumentSTEPS Centre, Institute of Development Studies, 2015This working paper, produced by the Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability (STEPS) centre, concerns a study of climate change discourse in urban India, with a focus on the mega-cities of Dehli and Mumbai.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2015This case study focuses on the Arghyam’s ‘Springs Initiative’: an open platform for discussing the revival of water springs and an overarching template for springshed management in India.DocumentWorld Resources Institute [ES], 2015This issue brief aims to promote longer-term thinking and create incentives to protect and restore ecosystems and ensure their sustainable use.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2015The inspiration for this sourcebook came from a 2014 meeting of researchers, practitioners and policy makers in Addis Ababa under the auspices of an event co-convened by the Global Water Initiative East Africa (GWI EA), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the Water, Land and Ecosystems programme of the CG system.DocumentAfrican Capacity Building Foundation, 2013This report focuses on natural resource management in Africa and links this discussion with state fragility, agricultural transformation and food security.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2015This reference guide is designed to improve general understanding of the best management practices for the use of water and fertilizers throughout the world to enhance crop production, improve farm profitability and resource efficiency, and reduce environmental impacts related to crop production.DocumentInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, 2014This document summarizes current findings from an evaluation of Mexico’s National Payments for Hydrological Services from 2003-2010. Th evaluation seeks to understand the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of the program, with the goal of extracting lessons learned and identifying room for possible future improvement.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2014This report cautions against an overly rigid approach to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which it argues could limit development options for poor countries, particularly in how they are able to manage critical water resources.Document
Quantitative standard of eco-compensation for the water source area in the middle route of the South-to-North water transfer project in ChinaChinese Academy for Environmental Planning, 2011The Middle Route Project (MRP) of the South-to-North Water Transfer Scheme (SNWT) in China will require a very large financial expenditure to ensure the water supply and the associated water quality to northern China. An eco-compensation mechanism between the water service source areas and its beneficiaries is essential.