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Conference Proceeding

ISSUES AND CHALLENGES OF WATER AND WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT IN ASIA

Nexus Observatory Workshop on “Water-Wastewater-Soil Nexus in Asia, 11th-12th December 2014 in Hayama, Japan
Conference Proceeding
International Water Association 1st Specialist Conference on Municipal Water Management and Sanitation in Developing Countiries
Water is an essential and valuable resource for Asian countries, both for daily existence and economic development. However, water degradation is now very apparent, caused by population increase, urbanisation, and economic growth in the region. The Asian region has transboundary water resources, so a regional approach to water quality management is...
Book Chapter
In Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part B: Regional Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Author:
Hijioka, Y., E. Lin, J.J. Pereira, R.T. Corlett, X. Cui, G.E. Insarov, R.D. Lasco, E. Lindgren, and A. Surjan
Warming trends and increasing temperature extremes have been observed across most of the Asian region over the past century (high confidence). {24.3} Water scarcity is expected to be a major challenge for most of the region as a result of increased water demand and lack of good management (medium confidence). {24.4.3} The impacts of climate change...
Conference Paper
2014 ISSAAS International Congress on Agricultural Changes in Southeast Asia: Past, Present and Future
Thai farmers plant eucalyptus trees on their unused farmlands with poor fertility soils to raise their incomes and in response to inducements from the Government. The conversion of unused farmlands to eucalyptus can contribute to climate change mitigation as the growing trees sequester carbon. To estimate the contribution of eucalyptus plantations...
Presentation

Governance and management of groundwater dependent agrarian socio - ecologies (GDASE) for improving resilience of smallholder farmers

Managing Smallholder Groundwater Workshop on Dependent Agrarian Socio - ecologies using Ecosystem Service and Resilience Based Approach, 04 - 07 November, 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka