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Journal Articles & Books
Avril 2016

Small landholders can implement a range of climatesmart agricultural (CSA) practices and technologies, in order to minimize the adverse effects of climate change and variability, but their adoption largely depends on economic benefits associated with the practices. To demonstrate the potential…

Reports & Research
Mars 2016

In terms of the splintering of cities, it is important to understand contemporary urbanization processes, speculative real estate development, and ways to challenge these via new modes of politics. This case study analyzes the impacts of largely ‘illegal’ city building, on different groups of…

Reports & Research
Mars 2016

This document provides an overview of how water resource software’s (WRS) are used to manage water resources issues, criteria for WRS selection, and a high level review of WRS currently available that central and state governments of India can use for water management. The water resource issues…

Policy Papers & Briefs
Mars 2016

This document provides an overview of how water resource software’s (WRS) are used to manage water resources issues, criteria for WRS selection, and a high level review of WRS currently available that central and state governments of India can use for water management. The water resource issues…

Institutional & promotional materials
Mars 2016

In order to improve water and land productivity through better water management, the workshop focused on increased surface irrigation efficiency through better land preparation and improved system parameters, and through Improved human capacity of local researchers and technicians.

Policy Papers & Briefs
Janvier 2016

The climate-smart agriculture (CSA) concept reflects
the ambition to improve the integration of agriculture
development and climate responsiveness. CSA aims to
achieve food security and broader development goals under a
changing climate and increasing food demand. CSA…

Peer-reviewed publication
Décembre 2015

In addition to global developments and food policy changes, 2014 also saw important developments with potentially wide repercussions in individual countries and regions. This chapter offers perspectives on major food policy developments in various regions including Africa, the Middle East and…

Peer-reviewed publication
Décembre 2015

This 2014–2015 Global Food Policy Report is the fourth in an annual series that provides a comprehensive overview of major food policy developments and events. In this report, distinguished researchers, policymakers, and practitioners review what happened in food policy in 2014 at the global,…

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre 2015

This article examines the historical evolution of participatory water management in coastal Bangladesh. Three major shifts are identified: first, from indigenous local systems managed by landlords to centralized government agencies in the 1960s; second, from top-down engineering solutions to…

Journal Articles & Books
Décembre 2015

When flowing through Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana, India, the Musi River picks up (partially) treated and untreated sewage from the city. Downstream of the city, farmers use this water for the irrigation of rice and vegetables. Treatment of the river water before it is used for irrigation…