Searching with a thematic focus on Water in climate change, Climate change, Environment
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coping study on natural resources and climate change in Southeast Asia with a focus on agriculture. Final report.International Water Management Institute, 2009This scoping study was commissioned by Sida - Swedish Environment Secretariat for Asia (SENSA) to explore issues related to food security and environment in the context of climate change in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS), in order to identify opportunities to develop the agriculture sector into a vehicle for ameliorating the negative effects of climate change and environmental degradation.DocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2013A simple environmental vulnerability assessment scheme is developed and illustrated using several streams in Azerbaijan as examples. Vulnerability of a river ecosystem is defined in terms of a combined impact of pressure factors such as water withdrawals, pollution, climate change impact on flow variability, and land use.DocumentInstitute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India, 2010After a thorough examination of the available literature on water issues between Bangladesh, India and Nepal, the author has observed that there is an acute lack of scholarly work on issues pertaining to water issues in South Asia. Most of the work available is in the form of newspaper articles. Additionally, the available reports do not provide an objective assessment of water issues.DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2002This report addresses the challenges of land management in the Lake Victoria basin of East Africa. In 1999 the World Agroforestry Centre launched a major effort to identify, diagnose and reverse degradation in the Lake Victoria basin, focusing primarily on the Kenyan part of the basin.DocumentWorld Agroforestry Centre, 2012The study site of Fogera Woreda is one of 106 woredas of the Amhara National Regional State and is located in the South Gondar Zone, about 65 km north of the Regional capital Bahir Dar town, onDocumentInternational Water Management Institute, 2013The authors of this study argue that the current practice of sequential in-channel reservoirs does not cope well with the needs of both upstream and downstream water users along the Syrdarya River Bed. As demand for food and energy increases competition for water between users of the river has increased.Document
Collecting Critical Data to Assess the Sustainability of Rural Infrastructure in Low-Income CountriesMultidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2013Rural water systems in low-income countries often fail to deliver potable water sustainably. Reasons include socio-economic, financial, and technical challenges that are specific to the community.DocumentBBC Media Action, 2013This report is part of a series from Climate Asia, worldwide study of people’s everyday experience of climate change in seven Asian countries – Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Pakistan and Vietnam. The project surveyed 33,500 people across the seven countries, including 4,985 households in Indonesia where research was conducted from February to October 2012.Document
Rural poverty and Food insecurity mapping at district level for improved agricultural water management in the Limpopo River BasinChallenge Program on Water and Food, 2013The purposes of this paper are to: 1) Identify areas in the Limpopo River Basin with high levels of rural poverty and food insecurity; 2) Identify areas where agricultural water management (AWM) interventions are taking place; andDocumentOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2013This report sets out the challenge for freshwater in a changing climate and provides policy guidance on how to navigate this new "waterscape". It highlights the range of expected changes in the water cycle and the challenge of making practical, on-site adaptation decisions for water.