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Year: 2017
Crop productivity is directly dependent on soil fertility
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Year: 2017
The Ganga (Ganges) is a transboundary river with headwaters in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region (Figure 1)
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Year: 2017
In many countries, drought is the natural hazard that causes the greatest agronomic impacts
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Year: 2017
Potential trade-offs between providing sufficient food for a growing human population in the future and sustaining ecosystems and their services are driven by various biophysical and socio-economic parameters at different scales
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Year: 2017
The major challenges of improving food security and biodiversity conservation are intricately linked
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Year: 2017
Climate change is set to be particularly disruptive in poor agricultural communities
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Year: 2017
Agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions globally
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Year: 2017
The main objective of the workshop was to provide an overview of the HI-AWARE project to the people of the area and to inform them about PARC's plans there
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Year: 2017
There is increasing awareness of the importance of gender in natural resource management
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Year: 2017
There is an ongoing debate on what constitutes sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA)
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Year: 2017
Addressing climate change impacts on agriculture is special challenge
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Year: 2017
The promotion of climate-smart agriculture in different parts of the world requires a clear understanding of its relative suitability, costs and benefits, and the environmental implications of various technological interventions in a local context under current and future climates
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Year: 2017
Agricultural research for development has made important contributions to poverty reduction and food security over the last 40 years
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Year: 2017
One of the climate change scenarios that have been developed for the Netherlands predicts hotter and drier summers and a substantial drop in river discharge
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Year: 2016
Climate change and human activity have resulted in increasing change of vegetation growth globally
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Year: 2016
There is a large number of peer-reviewed publications reporting that a changing climate is one of the biggest challenges humanity will have during the 21st century
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Year: 2016
Using biophysical and social analysis methods, this paper evaluated agricultural practices under changing climate in the Koshi Basin and assessed adaptation options
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Year: 2016
This study attempts to understand local people’s perceptions of climate change, its impacts on agriculture and household food security, and local adaptation strategies in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, using data from 8083 households (HHs) from four river sub-basins (SBs), i
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Year: 2016
There is an ongoing debate on what constitutes sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA)
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Year: 2016
Achieving and maintaining global food security is challenged by changes in population, income, and climate, among other drivers
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Year: 2016
This paper explores agriculture and nutrition linkages in Bangladesh, a country that achieved rapid growth in rice productivity at a relatively late stage in Asia's Green Revolution, as well as unheralded progress against undernutrition
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Year: 2016
Climate change and human activity have resulted in increasing change of vegetation growth globally
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Year: 2016
Eco-efficiency is a tool for sustainability analysis that indicates how to carry out economic activities effectively
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Year: 2016
Forests and trees support sustainable agriculture
Year: 2016
To reduce the human influence on natural resources and to identify an appropriate land use, it is essential to carry out scientific land evaluations
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Year: 2016
Climate changes imposed differential impacts on Bangladesh in the form of sea level rise, extreme events, and variability, which has enormous economic, environmental and social cost
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Year: 2016
Potential trade-offs between providing sufficient food for a growing human population in the future and sustaining ecosystems and their services are driven by various biophysical and socio-economic parameters at different scales
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Year: 2016
Summary Ownership of assets is important for poverty reduction, and women’s control of assets is associated with positive development outcomes at the household and individual levels
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Year: 2016
For many countries in the world, especially developing countries, the agricultural sector contributes low income to the country
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Year: 2016
We propose a simple, spatially invariant and probabilistic year-round Empirical Standardized Soil Moisture Index (ESSMI) that is designed to classify soil moisture anomalies from harmonized multi-satellite surface data into categories of agricultural drought intensity
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Year: 2016
In Europe, like in many temperate lowlands worldwide, forest has a long history of fragmentation and land use change
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Year: 2015
Policy makers in India need to pay careful attention to the potential impacts of climate change on food production
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Year: 2015
There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, even though irrigation serves as a critical adaptation strategy for farmers' in water-deficit countries such as India
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Year: 2015
There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, even though irrigation serves as a critical adaptation strategy for farmers' in water-deficit countries such as India
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Year: 2015
There are few economic studies that have estimated the impact of climate variables on agriculture by identifying their impacts on irrigation sources, even though irrigation serves as a critical adaptation strategy for farmers' in water-deficit countries such as India
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Year: 2015
The Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD), Government of Nepal and the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) join hands together to develop the Agriculture Atlas of Nepal
Year: 2015
The nature and causes of food and livelihood security in mountain areas are quite different to those in the plains
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Year: 2015
This study attempts to estimate credit fungibility (CF) and analyses its factors, using the primary data of 208 smallholders from Punjab province of Pakistan
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Year: 2015
Conservation agriculture (CA) is considered as a suitable technique for soil erosion control, productivity enhancement, and improved economic benefits
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Year: 2015
Human population growth in the developing world drives land-use changes, impacting food security
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Year: 2015
Water is considered as the most critical resource for sustainable agricultural development worldwide
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Year: 2015
Complex and inter-related factors explain the excessive use of fertilizer observed in many intensive farming systems in China, and hence act as barriers to development of a comprehensive policy and intervention framework for mitigation of diffuse water pollution from agriculture (DWPA)
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Year: 2015
In an effort to mitigate anthropogenic effects on the global climate system, industrialised countries are required to quantify and report, for various economic sectors, the annual emissions of greenhouse gases from their several sources and the absorption of the same in different sinks
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Year: 2015
Livestock holders experience increased food insecurity because of climate change
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Year: 2015
This paper analyzes the food security situation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region (availability, access, utilization, and stability) and new challenges, emerging from climate and socioeconomic change
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Year: 2015
Developing countries face a difficult challenge in meeting the growing demands for food, water, and energy, which is further compounded by climate change
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Year: 2015
Feeding the world is not only a complex technical matter, but also a demanding governance issue
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Year: 2015
Climatologists have a unique role in providing various stakeholders and public data users with weather and climate information
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Year: 2015
Analyzing the early warning of food security, this paper sets the self-sufficiency rate as the principal indicator in a standpoint of supplement
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Year: 2015
This article addresses the imperative of food security in India in the context of persistent prevalence of malnutrition despite several years of rapid growth
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Year: 2015
Consensus is growing that agriculture is vulnerable to climate change and adaptation responses are necessary to minimize impacts
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Year: 2014
In Nepal, as in many developing countries, concerns are increasing about the negative impact of climate change on agricultural yields and food security
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Year: 2014
This study examines factors that determine the adoption and continued production of Jatropha in plantations in North East India
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Year: 2014
This study explores the three-way linkage between weather variability, agricultural performance and internal migration in India
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Year: 2014
This paper studies how changes in climatic variables such as temperature and rainfall impact migration through agriculture
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Year: 2014
Reducing hunger and malnutrition and improving food security have come to the forefront of global political agenda
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Year: 2014
This paper reviews some of the existing food security indicators, discussing the validity of the underlying concept and the expected reliability of measures under reasonably feasible conditions
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Year: 2014
Conservation agriculture (CA) systems composed of intercropping and strip tillage practices were evaluated on marginalized maize-based farming system in hill region of Nepal
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Year: 2014
Summary Using a nationally representative survey from Bangladesh, we examine the relationship between women’s empowerment in agriculture, measured using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, and per capita calorie availability, dietary diversity, and adult body mass index (BMI)
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Year: 2014
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Year: 2014
This study uses a spatial bio-economic modelling framework to estimate the impact of the 2012 weather extreme in the USA on food security in the developing world
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Year: 2014
Poverty, marginalization, and vulnerability are key issues in mountainous areas of Pakistan, especially in rural areas, where the bulk of the population lives and is primarily dependent on agriculture for food and livelihoods
Year: 2014
Currently, there is a major concern about the future of nutrient loads discharged into the Baltic Sea from Polish rivers because they are main contributors to its eutrophication
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Year: 2014
For smooth and wide application of conservation agriculture (CA), remaining uncertainties about its impacts on crop yield need to be reduced
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Year: 2014
Unmetered electricity supply to agriculture has given rise to a unique and invidious water?energy?food nexus in India
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Year: 2014
Water vulnerability is one of the major challenges facing people in the Himalayan river basins and is expected to increase with climate and other change
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Year: 2014
The Hindu Kush Himalayas has extremely varied social and ecological environments and often the mountainous areas of these countries have more in common with each other than with the other parts of their own countries
Year: 2014
Water and food security are the key challenges under climate change as both are highly vulnerable to continuously changing climatic patterns
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Year: 2014
This paper examines the development and use of scenarios as an approach to guide action in multi-level, multi-actor adaptation contexts such as food security under climate change
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Year: 2014
The extremely arid Aksu-Tarim Region (ATR) in northwestern China is one of the country’s most important cotton production bases
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Year: 2013-2017
Represents a regional effort to improve countries’ national agricultural systems to provide the basis for informed policy-making on poverty reduction, food security and sustainable natural resource management
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Year: 2013
A growing world population, combined with economic and social development, will continue to lead to increased demand for the outputs of agriculture – food, fodder, fuel and fibre
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Year: 2013
More than 1 million hectares of urban land in India could be irrigated for crops if wastewater was made safe for use
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Year: 2013
Global change caused by increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) emission has become a common concern of the international community
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Year: 2013
Pollution of groundwater due to industrial and municipal wastewaters is of a rising concern in many cities and industrial clusters of India
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Year: 2013
This paper describes tools and lessons learned in operationalizing the principles of good local water governance and mult ple- use water services for food security in mid- and far-western Nepal
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Year: 2013
providing a basic understanding of climate change science followed by the relation of climate change to agriculture, the impact of which is discussed based on the particular impact of climate change on plant and animal physiology
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Year: 2013
The basaltic aquifers of the Upper Bhima River basin in southern India are heavily utilized for small-scale agriculture but face increasing demand-related pressures along with uncertainty associated with climate change impacts
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Year: 2013
This study, Indus basin of Pakistan: the impacts of climate risks on water and agriculture was undertaken at a pivotal time in the region
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Year: 2013
The paper attempts to explore how a global Climate Change agenda and processes (covering concerns, debates, negotiations, research-based projections, impacts and actions broadly collectively termed as “global discourse” in this paper), can help enhance the farmers’ adaptations against impacts of climate change in arid and semi-arid regions of India, which is potentially more vulnerable to climate change
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Year: 2013
The food price spikes of 2007–08 brought food security into sharp focus on the global agenda
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Year: 2013
The Guide provides users with resources and participatory action research tools for collecting, analysing and sharing gender-sensitive information about agricultural communities, households and individuals who are facing climate changes
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Year: 2012
One of the key environmental problems facing South Asia is a layer of air pollution, known as the Atmospheric Brown Cloud that covers large parts of the region
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Year: 2012
Annotation :::: The introduction of a hydropower station project has quadrupled the GDP of Huanghua township, Yongshan county, Yunnan province, and local infrastructural facilities have greatly improved in the last decade
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Year: 2012
The primary focus of this paper is on farmers’ adaptation strategies against climatic variability in arid and semi-arid regions of India
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Year: 2012
Mountains are the earth’s natural freshwater reservoirs
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Year: 2012
The Nile provides freshwater not only for domestic and industrial use, but also for irrigated agriculture, hydropower dams and the vast fisheries resource of the lakes of Central Africa
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