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Journal Articles & Books
December 1989
Pakistan
Southern Asia

This paper is a preliminary effort to define the extent of irrigation in Pakistan's mountain regions. Attention is given to some changes already begun in this environment through new irrigation development activities. Important knowledge gaps that need to be filled by more systematic and multidisciplinary research are identified.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1979
Algeria
France
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Thailand
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Sudan
Romania

The pressing need for increased agricultural production in the years ahead can only be met by more efficient use of our land and water resources including more widespread and better irrigation in those regions where rainfall is inadequate.

International Conventions or Treaties
January 1979
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The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) - currently ratified by 187 countries - is the only human rights treaty that deals specifically with rural women (Art. 14). Adopted in 1979 by the United Nations Generally Assembly, entered into force in 1981. The Convention defines discrimination against women as follows:


Journal Articles & Books
December 1978
Nepal
Bangladesh
Philippines
Malaysia
Afghanistan
China
Iran
India
Pakistan
Vietnam
Thailand
Asia

The Study Tour was financed by the UNDP and had the following objectives. To gain knowledge and experience in: - The multiplication of Azolla as a source of biological nitrogen, particular attention being paid to propagation of Azolla and its protection form disease, insect damage and adverse climatic conditions. - Harvesting and agricultural use of Azolla.

Journal Articles & Books
December 1977
Kenya
Morocco
Nigeria
Philippines
China
Tanzania
India
Australia
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Malawi
Pakistan
Ghana

A major problem facing the areas already under cultivation, is the seriousness of soil degradation and loss of soil fertility due to indiscriminate misuse of agricultural lands, forests and grazing lands. The modern thinking assigns to soil conservation a comprehensive and more positive role than in the past.

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