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Year: 2012
India's trans-boundary riparian policies affect four countries - Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh - on three river systems - the Indus, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra-Mehgna
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Year: 2010
This volume which is likely to be of interest primarily to specialists on the northeastern hill region of India, is a conference proceedings masquerading as a book
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Year: 2010
Annual maximum discharge is analysed in the Mekong river in Southeast Asia with regard to trends in average flood and trends in variability during the 20th century
Year: 2009
Laos is a mountainous country with very favorable conditions of hydropower development
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Year: 2009
Based on two case studies conducted at local sites in Northern Thailand and Lao PDR, the objectives of this paper are:
  • to assess whether conditions for the establishment of PES at the watershed level exist in the uplands of mainland SE Asia and
  • to examine and discuss limitations that are likely to impinge on direct transfer of the PES concept as well as the institutional adaptations and support that are required for the successful implementation of PES markets in this regional context
The study’s main findings are that:
  1. acceptance of PES principles and constraints are directly related to stakeholders’ perception of their land rights irrespective of their actual rights;
  2. willingness to pay (WTP) is very low among local stakeholders, making any PES market unlikely to emerge without external support;
  3. the classical scheme for watershed services hardly applies in its original form because environmental service (ES) providers and buyers are generally the same people;
  4. where potential ES buyers feel that ES providers are better-off or wealthier than them, they do not have any WTP for ES;
  5. good governance, including a strong liaising at various levels between people and the authorities is a strong prerequisite for the successful establishment of PES markets, even without direct government funding.
 

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Year: 2009
For centuries swidden was an important farming practice found across the girth of Southeast Asia
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Year: 2008
This study uses a relatively new method called “small area estimation” to estimate various measures of poverty and inequality for the provinces, districts and villages of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR)
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Year: 2008
ADBI’s discussion papers reflect initial ideas on a topic, and are posted online for discussion
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Year: 2008
Many of the critical tensions around conservation with people in upper tributary watersheds involve challenges of scale
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Year: 2008
This chapter looks at the spatial distribution of poverty and inequality
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