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    Lao People's Democratic Republic: Sub-national irrigation: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A description of irrigation areas in Laos, with a general overview, references where applicable, and a list of the irrigated areas, including size in hectares. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/irrigationmap/lao/index.stm
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    Lao People's Democratic Republic: Water resource sheet: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A fact sheet providing information about renewable water resources in Laos, broken down by internal and external renewable water resources, and a summary total. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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    Leading dragons phenomenon: new opportunities for catch-up in low-income countries

    Description
    This policy research report discusses the potential opportunities arising for low-income countries from the Leading Dragon Phenomenon as China upgrades from the leading exporter of labor-intensive products to more capital- and technology-intensive industries. The discussion includes structural transformation and catch-up; industrialization, the Flying Geese Pattern and catching up in a historical perspective; and the emergence of Leading Dragons, the potential relocation of labor intensive industries from China and India. This report was published by The World Bank in 2012.
    Author
    Vandana Chandra; Justin Yifu Lin; Yan Wang
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/3288
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    Light manufacturing in Vietnam: creating jobs and prosperity in a middle-income economy

    Description
    This report explores the five light manufacturing industries that are core to the industrial sector in Vietnam (apparel, leather, wood products, metal products and agribusiness). Chapters include industrial growth in the overall development context, industrial structure and sectoral issues, strengthening light manufacturing, a chapter on each core industry describing the sector and discussing its potential and constraints as well as a chapter on synthesis, reforms and policy implementation. This report was published by The World Bank in 2013.
    Author
    Hinh T. Dinh
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/16598
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    Livestock environment and development in watersheds

    Description
    This paper analyses critical issues which affect the environment and livelihoods of livestock rearing communities in India (including access to land resources, scarcity of fodder, access to drinking water, livestock services and credit) and makes a series of recommendations which will ensure that livestock rearing continues to be a viable livelihood option for the poor and that preserves and nurtures the ecosystem.
    Author
    Ranjitha Puskur; B. R. Mangurkar; Ravindra A.; A. K. Joseph; V. Padmakumar
    Publisher
    Capitalisation of Livestock Programme Experiences India (CALPI); Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/wairdocs/lead/ae764e/ae764e00.htm
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    Lower Krishna Basin trajectory: relationships between basin development and downstream environmental degradation

    Description
    This paper describes how basin water development can lead to downstream environmental degradation, particularly soil and groundwater salinization, increasing pollution, disappearing mangroves and wetland dessication illustrated through the case study of the Krishna River Basin in South India. This paper was published by IWMI in 2008.
    Author
    Jean-Philippe Venot; Bharat R. Sharma; Kamineni V. G. K. Rao
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.125
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    Mainstreaming building energy efficiency codes in developing countries: global experiences and lessons from early adopters

    Description
    This report studies the value of adopting and enforcing mandatory building energy efficiency codes (BEECs) in developing countries as a method of overcoming persistent market barriers and delivering more energy-efficient buildings. It discusses energy use and energy-saving opportunities in buildings; the key challenges to implementing BEECs in developing countries; the nature, development, implementation, enforcement and elements of compliance of BEECs; and case studies from early adopters of BEECs in developing countries including China and India. This report was published by The World Bank in 2010.
    Author
    Feng Liu; Anke S. Meyer; John F. Hogan
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/5915
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    Making climate your business: private sector adaptation in Southeast Asia

    Description
    This report assists businesses in Southeast Asia to understand the need to adapt to climate change; to learn what others are doing in government, civil society and the private sector to promote adaptation; and to identify the risks and opportunities that climate change impacts present and act on them.
    Author
    Lauren Withey; Karin Borgerson; Kirk Herbertson; Heather McGray; Jacqui Dixon; Marie Morice; Richard Welford; Helen Roeth
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/publication/making-climate-your-business
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    Making women's voices count in natural disaster programs in East Asia and the Pacific

    Description
    This report discusses the importance of including womens' voices in disaster risk management in the East Asia region. The report describes how women are disproportionately affected by natural disasters and offers examples of how to address some of these issues. Includes case studies of good practice describing projects in India and Indonesia. This report was published by The World Bank in 2011.
    Author
    Zoe Elena Trohanis; Zuzana Svetlosakova; Helene Carlsson-Rex
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/10091
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    Malaria mosquito resistance to agricultural insecticides: risk area mapping in Thailand

    Description
    This case study identifies risk areas in Thailand where insecticide resistance in malaria mosquitoes might develop as a result of crop protection activities in agriculture, provides guidance on how to define risk areas and reviews insecticide resistance in disease vectors and the potential role of agriculture. This study was published by IWMI in 2006.
    Author
    Hans J. Overgaard
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.103
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    Malaysia forestry outlook study

    Description
    This report presents an overview of the current state of forestry in Malaysia and discusses the trends and challenges in the sector and probable scenarios for forestry development.
    Author
    Thang Hooi Chiew
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/014/am247e/am247e00.pdf
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    Malaysia: Country profile: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A country profile of Malaysia, discussing topics such as geography, climate, population, economy, agriculture, water resources and water use, irrigation and drainage development, and water management. Relevant information sources are provided. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/countries_regions/MYS/index.stm
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    Malaysia: Fact sheet: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A fact sheet about Malaysia, containing information about land and population, water resources, water withdrawal and water managed areas. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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    Malaysia: Irrigated crop calendar: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A calendar of crop irrigation in Malaysia showing areas irrigated each month in 1996 for several different crops. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/water_use_agr/CC_PDF/CC_MYS.pdf
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    Malaysia: Sub-national irrigation: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A description of irrigation areas in Malaysia, with a general overview, references where applicable, and a list of the irrigated areas, including size in hectares. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/irrigationmap/mys/index.stm
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    Malaysia: Water resource sheet: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A fact sheet providing information about renewable water resources in Malaysia, broken down by internal and external renewable water resources, and a summary total. The resource forms part of the AQUASTAT global information system on water and agriculture, provided by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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    Management of poultry flocks in Quang Nam and da Nang provinces of central Viet Nam

    Description
    This report presents the results of a survey of chicken producers in Da Nanag and Quang Nam provinces in Vietnam which collected information on 140 individual birds including body weight, shank length and colour traits and a selection of information gathered from key informants like government officers and experienced farmers and traders in an attempt to describe in detail the production techniques in these provinces.
    Author
    Phan Thi Giac Tam; Olaf Thieme
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/al698e/al698e00.pdf
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    Managing the invisible: understanding and improving groundwater governance

    Description
    This report introduces groundwater as a resource and describes the important role of groundwater in the domestic, industrial and agricultural water supply. It highlights some key challenges to this supply, including climate change and excessive abstraction, and goes on to make a number of suggestions for policies and governance strategies that would safeguard this critical supply of water. It also provides some case studies from developing countries that support the implementation of groundwater management initiatives. This report was published by the World Bank in 2012.
    Author
    Marcus Wijnen; Benedicte Augeard; Bradley Hiller; Christopher Ward; Patrick Huntjens
    Publisher
    The World Bank Group
    https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/handle/10986/17228
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    Mapping systems and service for multiple uses in Fenhe Irrigation District Shanxi Province - China: MASSMUS application

    Description
    This report describes the application of MASSMUS (Mapping Systems and Services for Multiple Uses) to the Fenhe Irrigation District, Shanxi Province, China. MASSMUS assesses non-crop water uses in an irrigation scheme as part of an audit of irrigation scheme management. The report was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2010.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/ap501e/ap501e.pdf
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    Mapping systems and service for multiple uses in Shahapur Branch Canal Upper Krishna Project KJBNL - Karntaka - India: MASSMUS application

    Description
    This report describes the application of MASSMUS (Mapping Systems and Services for Multiple Uses) to the Shahapur Branch Canal in India. MASSMUS assesses non-crop water uses in an irrigation scheme as part of an audit of irrigation scheme management. The report was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2010.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/ap503e/ap503e.pdf
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    Mapping systems and services for multiple uses in Bac Hung Hai irrigation and drainage scheme, Vietnam: MASSMUS application

    Description
    This report describes the application of MASSMUS (Mapping Systems and Services for Multiple Uses) to the Bac Hung Hai irrigation and drainage scheme, Vietnam. MASSMUS assesses non-crop water uses in an irrigation scheme as part of an audit of irrigation scheme management. The report was published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2010.
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/ap504e/ap504e.pdf
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    Marine protected areas: country case studies on policy, governance and institutional issues - Brazil, India, Palau, Senegal

    Description
    This report contains case studies of the policy, governance and institutional issues of marine protected areas (MPAs) in four countries including India. The India case study discusses the country's current fisheries and spatial management, the design and management status and governance of their MPAs for fisheries and conservation, the socio-economic and ecological considerations and impacts of MPAs, the coordinated approaches to MPAs for fisheries management and conservation and future directions for ocean resource management in that country.
    Author
    Jessica S. Sanders; Dominique Greboval; Antonia Hjort
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/3/a-i2191e/index.html
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    Marine protected areas: country case studies on policy, governance and institutional issues - Japan, Mauritania, Philippines, Samoa

    Description
    This report contains case studies of the policy, governance and institutional issues of marine protected areas (MPAs) in four countries including the Philippines. The Philippines case study discusses the country's current fisheries and spatial management, the design and management status and governance of their MPAs for fisheries and conservation, the socio-economic and ecological considerations and impacts of MPAs, the coordinated approaches to MPAs for fisheries management and conservation and future directions for ocean resource management in that country. This report was published by the FAO in 2013.
    Author
    Jessica S. Sanders; Dominique Greboval; Antonia Hjort
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/018/i3212e/i3212e00.htm
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    Market integration and price transmission in India: a case of rice and wheat with special reference to the world food crisis of 2007/08

    Description
    This study presents basic features of the role of rice and wheat in the India economy, India's food security policy and specific policy measures taken during the global economic crisis of 2007-08, an econometric analysis of domestic market integrations of rice and wheat and an analysis of the transmission of international prices to domestic markets.
    Author
    S. S. Acharya; Ramesh Chand; P. S. Birthal; Shiv Kumar; D. S. Negi
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/an034e/an034e00.pdf
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    Milkfish production and processing technologies in the Philippines

    Description
    This manual describes the development of milkfish production technology, seed production technology, brackishwater pond culture practices, culture in pens and cages and milkfish processing technology within the setting of the Philippines.
    Author
    Wilfredo G. Yap; Antonio C. Villaluz; Ma. Gracia G. Soriano; Mary Nia Santos
    Publisher
    The WorldFish Center
    http://www.worldfishcenter.org/resource_centre/WF_783.pdf

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