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  1. Title

    Trees and water: smallholder agroforestry on irrigated lands in Northern India

    Description
    This study uses farmer-survey data, remote sensing and hydrological modelling of the prevalent cropping systems to investigate the importance and role of poplar trees in agriculture in northern India and to estimate their water use to determine whether water use is increased when trees are planted. This study was published by IWMI in 2007.
    Author
    Robert J. Zomer; Deborah A. Bossio; Antonio Trabucco; Li Yuanjie; Diwan C. Gupta; Virendra P. Singh
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.122
  2. Title

    UNEP/IOC guidelines on survey and monitoring of marine litter

    Description
    This document presents guidance on conducting surveys of beach litter, benthic litter, floating litter and rapid beach litter including site selection and characterization, sampling units, sampling frequency, layout of a typical survey, data sheets, data management and equipment needs. This document was published in 2009.
    Author
    Anthony Cheshire; Ellik Adler
    Publisher
    United Nations Environment Programme
    http://www.unep.org/regionalseas/marinelitter/publications/docs/Marine_Litter_Survey_and_Monitoring_Guidelines.pdf
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    Urban wastewater and agricultural reuse challenges in India

    Description
    This report analyzes the current status of wastewater generation, its uses and livelihood benefits especially in agriculture, based on national data and case studies from Ahmedabad, New Dehli, Hyderabad, Kanpur and Kolkata in India. This report was published by IWMI in 2013.
    Author
    Priyanie Amerasinghe; Rajendra Mohan Bhardwaj; Christopher Scott; Kiran Jella; Fiona Marshall
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.5337/2013.200
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    Use of remote-sensing data for drought assessment and monitoring in Southwest Asia

    Description
    This report describes the results of the development of a drought-monitoring and reporting system for South Asia, including Afghanistan, Pakistan and western India, a system which is being developed using drought-related characteristics derived from remote-sensing data. This report was published by IWMI in 2004.
    Author
    P. S. Thenkabail; M. S. D. N. Gamage; V. U. Smakhtin
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.086
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    Viet Nam: Country profile: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A country profile of Vietnam, 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/VNM/index.stm
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    Viet Nam: Fact sheet: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A fact sheet about Vietnam, 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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    Viet Nam: Irrigated crop calendar: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A calendar of crop irrigation in Vietnam showing areas irrigated each month in 2005 for a number of 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_VNM.pdf
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    Viet Nam: Sub-national irrigation: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A description of irrigation areas in Vietnam, 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/vnm/index.stm
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    Viet Nam: Water resource sheet: AQUASTAT

    Description
    A fact sheet providing information about renewable water resources in Vietnam, 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
  10. Title

    Water and climate dialogue: adapting to climate change

    Description
    This document discusses the impacts of climate change in relation to water resources management and recommends the need for adaptation in management of water. It provides an overview of key issues in water management and highlights actions that can be taken to adapt to climate change and its effects on water resources. This document was published by UNESCO in 2011.
    Publisher
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    http://www.unesco.org/ulis/cgi-bin/ulis.pl?catno=211591&set=53C527CB_3_37&gp=1&lin=1&ll=1
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    Water and sustainability: a review of targets, tools and regional cases

    Description
    This report reviews current key sustainability targets for the water sector and provides an overview of selected tools and approaches that can be used to meet water-related development targets through a selection of country case studies (including the Mekong River in China). This report was published by UNESCO in 2012.
    Author
    Abel Mejia; Miguel Nucete Hubner; Enrique Ron Sanchez; Miguel Doria
    Publisher
    United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
    http://www.unesco.org/ulis/cgi-bin/ulis.pl?catno=217180&set=53C52978_2_31&gp=1&lin=1&ll=1
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    Water cycle and fresh water supply

    Description
    Topics discussed in this module include how the water cycle operates and the different types of fresh water resources, including lakes, rivers, glaciers, and groundwater. It also covers issues of freshwater use, depletion, and conservation. The module has been created by University of Illinois geology professor Steve Altaner and is made available by Connexions.
    Author
    Steve Altaner
    Publisher
    Connexions
    http://cnx.org/contents/[email protected]
  13. Title

    Water pollution

    Description
    This module discusses water pollution; water pollutants and how they degrade water quality; the effects of pollution on the availability of safe drinking water; sewage treatment; remediation of groundwater pollution; and possible solutions for the crisis of water pollution. The module was created by University of Illinois geology professor Steve Altaner and is made available by Connexions.
    Author
    Steve Altaner
    Publisher
    Connexions
    http://cnx.org/contents/[email protected]
  14. Title

    Water productivity in context: the experiences of Taiwan and the Philippines over the past half-century

    Description
    This report describes the potential ways in which increased water productivity can be achieved in rice production in Asia and illustrates the ways in which the differences in the environment affect the ability to increase water productivity, the approaches used and the incentives to do so. A case study of the Philippines is included. This report was published by IWMI in 2012.
    Author
    Randolph Barker; Gilbert Levine
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.5337/2012.206
  15. Title

    Water science glossary of terms

    Description
    This glossary contains an extensive collection of water-related terms in the fields of hydrology, hydrogeology, glaciation, irrigation and drought management, water chemistry, etc. It is provided by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) as part of its 'Water Science for Schools' resource.
    Publisher
    United States Geological Survey (USGS)
    http://water.usgs.gov/edu/dictionary.html
  16. Title

    Water use and the water cycle: LearningSpace: Open University

    Description
    This intermediate module examines water use and the water cycle. The module is expected to take ten hours to complete and is provided by the UK Open University as part of its LearningSpace, a collection of over 800 free online courses (as at July 2016).
    Publisher
    Open University
    http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/science/environmental-science/water-use-and-the-water-cycle/content-section-0
  17. Title

    Wealth of waste: the economics of wastewater use in agriculture

    Description
    This report provides an introduction to wastewater reuse, describing the key issues and the argument for using wastewater in agriculture. It then goes on to provide a number of case studies of wastewater reuse in Spain and Mexico that highlight the key benefits of using wastewater. Data from these case studies is analysed, before the report discusses the economic feasibility of reusing wastewater in agriculture. A framework for planning wastewater reuse is also provided.
    Author
    James Winpenny; Ingo Heinz; Sasha Koo-Oshima
    Publisher
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
    http://www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1629e/i1629e00.htm
  18. Title

    Weeding risk: financial impacts of climate change and water scarcity on Asia's food and beverage sector: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

    Description
    This report identifies the potential financial impacts arising from climate change and water scarcity on publicly listed companies in the food and beverage sector in South and Southeast Asia. It focuses on domestic companies that process and package foods and non-alcoholic beverages in India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. It examines the impacts on agricultural inputs, operating efficiency and reputation for aquaculture, beverages, confectionary, dairy/poultry, edible oils, starches and sugar.
    Author
    Dana Krechowicz; Shally Venugopal; Amanda Sauer; Sandeep Somani; Shipra Pandey
    Publisher
    World Resources Institute (WRI)
    http://www.wri.org/publication/weeding-risk
  19. Title

    Wetlands, agriculture and poverty reduction

    Description
    This report summarises studies conducted into sustainable wetland agriculture in Africa and Asia to highlight the value of wetland agriculture for poverty reduction as well as the need for more systematic planning that takes into account trade-offs in the multiple services that wetlands provide. This report was published by IWMI in 2010.
    Author
    Matthew McCartney; Lisa-Maria Rebelo; Sonali Senaratna Sellamuttu; Sanjiv de Silva
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.5337/2010.230
  20. Title

    Working wetlands: classifying wetland potential for agriculture

    Description
    This report defines "working wetlands" and provides a method of evaluation to determine the suitability of a working wetland for specified agricultural activities, based on its biophysical and socioeconomic suitability and an assessment of the possible hazards. This report was published by IWMI in 2005.
    Author
    Matthew P. McCartney; Mutsa Masiyandima; Helen A. Houghton-Carr
    Publisher
    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
    http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.091

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