Climate change, water and agriculture in the Greater Mekong subregion | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
décembre 2010
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ISBN / Resource ID: 
handle:10568/39922
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The impacts of climate change on agriculture and food production in Southeast Asia will be largely mediated through water, but climate is only one driver of change. Water resources in the region will be shaped by a complex mixture of social, economic and environmental factors. This report reviews the current status and trends in water management in the Greater Mekong Subregion; assesses likely impacts of climate change on water resources to 2050; examines water management strategies in the context of climate and other changes; and identifies priority actions for governments and communities to improve resilience of the water sector and safeguard food production.

Auteurs et éditeurs

Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Johnston, Robyn M.
Lacombe, Guillaume
Hoanh, Chu Thai
Noble, Andrew D.
Pavelic, Paul
Smakhtin, Vladimir
Suhardiman, Diana
Kam, S. P.
Choo, P.S.

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The International Water Management Institute (IWMI) is a non-profit, scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries. It is headquartered in Colombo, Sri Lanka, with regional offices across Asia and Africa. IWMI works in partnership with governments, civil society and the private sector to develop scalable agricultural water management solutions that have a real impact on poverty reduction, food security and ecosystem health.

Fournisseur de données

CGIAR (CGIAR)

CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.

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