Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change, Environment
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Impact of climate change on agriculture and food crops: Options for climate smart Agriculture and local adaptation in East Nusa Tenggara, IndonesiaInstitute of Resource Governance and Social Change, 2014This paper identifies some of the innovations in water use efficiency and water management at crop levels such as mulching, water diversification measures and agro-forestry system which are being used by a few successful farmers.DocumentAFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology, 2014This study looks at water and poverty in Oyun Local Government Area, North-central Nigeria. A questionnaire was used to collect data at household level. Thirty households were sampled at random in each of the 11 wards in the LGA, giving a total of 330 households.DocumentCopernicus Publications, 2014This study assesses the drought intensity and severity and the groundwater potential to be used as a supplement source of water to mitigate drought impacts in the Crocodile River catchment, a water-stressed sub-catchment of the Incomati River catchment in South Africa.DocumentAFRREV STECH: An International Journal of Science and Technology, 2014This journal paper focuses on water development. It argues that because of the lack of sound early development policy and meaningful investments, the rational use of water resources poses a great problem and challenge to the country.DocumentEvidence on Demand, 2014This Evidence on Demand Topic Guide provides an introduction to the topic of water security and its contribution to economic growth, outlining the importance of various social, economic and institutional barriers to water security.Document
Food, water, and energy security in South Asia: a nexus perspective from the Hindu Kush Himalayan regionScience Direct, 2014With limited land resources, inadequate energy supply, and growing water stress, South Asia faces the challenge of providing enough water and energy to grow enough food for the burgeoning population.DocumentUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2014This report provides an overview of major and emerging trends from around the world, with examples of how some of the trend-related challenges have been addressed, their implications for policy-makers, and further actions that can be taken by stakeholders and the international community. It argues that water and energy are closely interconnected and highly interdependent.DocumentNorwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, 2014This booklet is based on outcomes from a two-year Indo-Norwegian research and capacity development project titled, ‘Extreme Risks, Vulnerabilities and Community-Based Adaptation in India (EVA)’. The findings draw upon empirical data from rural communities in Jalna District in the dryland region of Marathwada of Maharashtra.Document
Water for wealth and food security: supporting farmer-driven investments in agricultural water management. Synthesis report of the AgWater Solutions Project.International Water Management Institute, 2012This report provides practical recommendations and tools for governments, the private sector, donors and organisations to eﬀectively support farmer-led initiatives to improve water managment with a focus on Africa and India. It is a collaborative research report with inputs from IWMI, FAO, iDE, IFPRI and SEI.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2007This summary of the International Water Management Institute's 2007 Earthscan book of the same name describes key water-food-environment trends that infuence our lives today and uses scenarios to explore the consequences of a range of potential investments.