IWMI Water Policy Briefings

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2017-04-01
08:53

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2017-04-01
09:39
Many people still believe that India’s irrigation water mainly comes from canal irrigation systems. While this may have been true in the past, recent research shows tha [...]
2002 | Report |

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2017-04-01
14:18
Approaching the rehabilitation of the 50-100 year-old irrigation tanks—spread across Rajasthan, South Bihar, Madya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, and o [...]
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2017-04-01
14:51
Driven largely by financial pressures, many governments are transferring full or partial management responsibility for irrigation systems from government agencies to farm [...]
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2017-04-01
09:05
Electricity subsidies for farmers are an expensive legacy of past development policies. The result is overuse of both energy and water in groundwater-irrigated agricultur [...]
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2017-04-01
14:47
The problems that river basin institutions in the developed world successfully address—such as pollution, sediment buildup in rivers and the degradation of wetlands—a [...]
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2017-04-01
09:33
Societies need forward-thinking knowledge institutions in the water sector to help them deal with the opportunities and crises that will arise in the future. India has so [...]
2003 | Report |

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2017-04-01
11:52
The State government has a vital role to play in developing groundwater resources to help improve the lot of the poorest people in eastern India's rural communities. Many [...]
2002 | Report |

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2017-04-01
10:36
Recurring water crises, global water initiatives, and demands for water reforms by development banks, have all pushed water up the agenda of most Mekong-region countries. [...]
2006 | Report |

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2017-04-01
12:40
This briefing was produced by International Water Management Institute (IWMI), the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, the Technical Committee of the Global Wa [...]
2006 | Report |

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