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As countries develop, the demand for water increases while water supply becomes less certain and is often not enough to meet demand. In general, pressures from both environment and human activities can increase the likelihood of water scarcity. Such pressures include increased socio-economic development and population growth, change in people's diets, competition for available water amo ...

SUBJECT: industrial water; water right trading; deficit irrigation; organic carbon; distribution system

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China has very serious water problems despite substantial economic development achievements, strong technical expertise, and political stability. But in terms of its potential and the critical pressing needs for water resources management, China could do much better in managing its water resources. The World Bank's assistance to China in water resources development and management in the ...

SUBJECT: industrial water; municipal sewers; community participation; global water partnership; deficit irrigation

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Agricultural water management is a vital practice in ensuring reduction, and environmental protection. After decades of successfully expanding irrigation and improving productivity, farmers and managers face an emerging crisis in the form of poorly performing irrigation schemes, slow modernization, declining investment, constrained water availability, and environmental degradation. More ...

SUBJECT: basins; groundwater depletion; water scarcity; natural resource management; surface water

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Due to climate change and increasing food prices, emphasis needs to be placed on addressing water management as a key determinant for agricultural production and productivity. However, governments and donors have tended to pay relatively little attention to this area, and investments remain low. This report, which is based on economic and sector work carried out in the Water Anchor of t ...

SUBJECT: soil profile; deficit irrigation; remote sensing; arid areas; flooding

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SUBJECT: abandoned areas; physical property; soil losses; mixed forests; soil chemicophysical properties

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The Nile Story is one of immense challenges and remarkable achievements for the economic development of the region. It begins in 1999, when the ministers in charge of water affairs in the Nile countries agreed to form the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI). Between 2003 and 2015, the Nile Basin Trust Fund (NBTF) supported and coordinated cooperative work in the region, which has been delivered ...

SUBJECT: credit; water scarcity; conservation of water; local communities; community participation

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The Water Resources Sector Strategy (WRSS) supports implementation of the Bank's 1993 Water Resources Management Policy, using the experience updated internationally, with water resources and management. This country Water Resources Assistance Strategy (CWRAS) identifies the Philippines principal water resource challenges, the current situation, how the Bank is assisting at present, and ...

SUBJECT: raw water; sanitation services; local communities; community participation; global water partnership

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This policy note, Environmental Management for a Sustainable Economic Development Strategy for Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam, investigates six environmental management topics which will affect the capacity of the province to develop the economy and need to be underpinned by strong environmental and natural resource management. The six topics cover: agriculture, forestry, fisheries, land and ...

SUBJECT: sustainable fisheries; economic incentives; logging; environmental laws; crops

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SUBJECT: land management; ecologie; ecologia; mathematical models; brandenburgo

POSTED TO: Oekologische Hefte der Landwirtschaftlich-Gaertnerischen Fakultaet, Humboldt-Universitaet, Berlin (Germany)

SUBJECT: abandoned areas; physical property; soil losses; mixed forests; soil chemicophysical properties

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