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Year: 2015
This paper draws on a case study of women involvement in the water and forest management in lesser Himalayan region of Nainital District, India and provides insights into the characteristics of Communities of Practice (CoPs) prevailing in the hill women community for water and forest management of the region
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Year: 2015
STUDY REGION The middle hilly region of the Koshi River Basin in Nepal
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Year: 2015
The great change and adaptation in water policy and management that occurred in the last decade in Europe and in the world resulted in water resources management being consistently in the international agenda
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Year: 2014
Water resources are integral part of the natural resource potential of the country
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Year: 2014
Studying water governance at multiple levels can link national or regional objectives with local development priorities
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Year: 2013
Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, and Nepal in the Eastern Himalayas are interconnected by the common river systems of the Ganges, Brahmaputra, and Meghna (GBM)
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Year: 2012
The Indus basin is one of the regions in the world that is faced with major challenges for its water sector, due to population growth, rapid urbanisation and industrialisation, environmental degradation, unregulated utilization of the resources, inefficient water use and poverty, all aggravated by climate change
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Year: 2012
This paper tells the story of trade-off between hydropower and irrigation and its implications for groundwater use in Syrdarya basin in Central Asia
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Year: 2011
The Indus River Basin is characterized by downstream areas with the world's largest irrigation system, providing food and energy security to more than 215 million people
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Year: 2011
The Indus River Basin is characterized by downstream areas with the world's largest irrigation system, providing food and energy security to more than 215 million people
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Year: 2010
Climate change is expected to have a large impact on water resources worldwide
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Year: 2010
Pakistan is highly dependent on water resources originating in the mountain sources of the upper Indus for irrigated agriculture which is the mainstay of its economy
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Year: 2009
This report explores the theory and practice of Adaptive Water Management (AWM) based on a detailed field study in the Lower Bhavani Project (LBP) in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu
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Year: 2009
This book contains 15 contributions around the broad theme of community water law and water resource management in the developing world and is part of the Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture series (www
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Year: 2009
Climate change is currently taking place at an unprecedented rate and will have potentially profound and widespread effects on the availability of and access to water resources
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Year: 2009
This paper identifies key development issues relating to land and water management in the less developed countries of the Himalayan and South East Asian (SEA) regions, and how these are likely to be affected by long-term climate change
Year: 2009
Mountain villages in Japan are generally facing serious problems by losing vitality and declining economy due to the depopulation and aging
Year: 2009
Mountains are important water sources for local, urban and mountain communities
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Year: 2009
This paper suggests the perspective of regional economic cooperation help to further refine the content of their works and to expedite the implementation of these mechanisms for cross-border cooperation on water
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Year: 2009
This Perspective paper is part of a series of sixteen papers on Water and Climate Adaptation
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Year: 2009
This Perspective paper is part of a series of sixteen papers on Water and Climate Adaptation discussed during the 5th WWF in Istanbul
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Year: 2009
This paper was prepared as background to the workshop in SEA, held in Hanoi, Vietnam from January 19 to 21, 2009
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Year: 2009
This paper sets out to explore some of the practical aspects of the implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM)
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Year: 2008
The report shows that climate variability can have a real and lasting impact on how people manage their water resources and that the dynamics of changing patterns of water availability have knock-on effects that reach far beyond just water
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Year: 2008
The transition to water sustainability involves challenging questions about problem assessment, stakeholder involvement, and response coordination
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Year: 2008
As development and population increase, efficient use and management of water in mountain watersheds is of growing concern in Asia
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Year: 2008
The complexity of natural resource use processes and dynamics is now well accepted and described in theories ranging across the sciences from ecology to economics
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Year: 2008
The perceptions of what is required for sustainable water resources management and sustainability science in general have undergone major changes over the past decade
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Year: 2008
This document explains why biodiversity conservation and sustainable use present a powerful argument to manage transboundary waters better, how regulatory frameworks to achieve this can be improved and why doing so fulfils commitments made under the Convention on Biological Diversity
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Year: 2007
The concept of resilience is widely promoted as a promising notion to guide new approaches to ecosystem and resource management that try to enhance a system's capacity to cope with change
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Year: 2007
This article reports on a survey of ranch owners in high amenity areas in south western Montana that have experienced marked ownership change over the last two decades
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Year: 2007
This case study delves to find out how mutually benificial cross-boarder cooperation functions between Bhutan and India and leads to the accrual of mutually beneficial economic benifits
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Year: 2007
This document shows and combine the strengths of community-based water law with thePublic sectorand also highlights the message contribute to a new vision on the role of the state in water resources management that better matches the needs and potentials of water users in the informal water economies in developing countries
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Year: 2007
To balance water allocation in IWRM, it is necessary to quantify all benefits and negative impacts of allocating water to a certain use sector
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Year: 2006
The conservation, use and sustainable management of watershed resources in order to meet the demands of growing populations have been a high priority for many countries over the past several decades
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Year: 2006
This report recounts the evolution of the concept of a river basin and how it has been associated with various strands of thinking and sometimes co-opted or mobilized by particular groups to strengthen the legitimacy of their agenda
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Year: 2005
Water demands are outstripping supplies in many parts of Asia and causing conflicts, especially as rapidly urbanizing and industrializing areas compete with more traditional agriculture on alluvial plains near expanding metropolises
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Year: 2005
Mountains play a crucial role in the supply of freshwater to humankind, in highland and lowland areas alike
Year: 2004
Approaches to the improvement of water management systems are analyzed, with such systems considered as complicated dynamical complexes that function and develop under conditions of uncertainty
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Year: 2004
Water is vital for increasing the agricultural production
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Year: 2003
A new approach was needed to preserve the biodiversity of the Djoudj Park within a context marked by many constraints: drought, regulation of its hydrologic system, and anthropogenic pressure
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Year: 2003
Reliable estimates of low flow are extremely important for the monsoonal mountainous areas of the Hindu Kush–Himalayan (HKH) region as people in this region are facing growing problems of water during dry periods in terms of both quality and quantity
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Year: 2003
This report will help water professionals to identify actions that can be taken to adapt to the changes in the world's water regimes expected to occur over the coming decades
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Year: 2002
This case study assesses the management aspects of Micro-Hydropower Plant (MHP) in Sikles and Chhomrong, two Gurung villages in the southern Annapurna Conservation Area (ACA) region
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Year: 2001
This article is based upon research conducted for Alternative Energy Promotion Center of HMG in 2000
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Year: 1998
The article introduces the importance of fresh and clean water for human survival and maintenance of ecosystem on land
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Year: 1998
Water security goes hand in hand with food security and is crucial for economic and social well-being
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