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Cover for Climate change and agricultural water management in Developing Countries.

This book provides experiences from studies on agricultural water management under climate change as references for agriculture and irrigation planners, decision makers, researchers and students. Chapters 2 and 3 provide an overview of global assessment of climate change impacts and water...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Johnston, R.; Smakhtin, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and agricultural development: a challenge for water management.

Freshwater-related risks of climate change increase significantly with increasing global temperatures. Globally, the negative impacts of future climate change on freshwater systems are expected to outweigh the benefits, and agriculture and irrigation, as the largest consumers of water globally, are ...

Author(s)
Hoanh, C. T.; Johnston, R.; Smakhtin, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change impacts and adaptation in agricultural water management in the Philippines.

Climate change is now a reality and is expected to have profound impacts on agricultural production systems, thus threatening food security. Local observational evidence of changing climate based on available historical weather data-sets is presented for selected locations in the Philippines. In...

Author(s)
Lansigan, F. P.; Cruz, A. C. dela
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptation strategies to address the climate change impacts in three major river basins in India.

The agriculture sector is highly vulnerable to climate change in many parts of the world. There is an increasing concern among farmers, researchers and policy makers about the potential impacts of climate change on food security and livelihoods. Researchers are using several climate change models...

Author(s)
Kakumanu, K. R.; Kuppannan Palanisami; Aggarwal, P. K.; Ranganathan, C. R.; Nagothu, U. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aquaculture adaptation to climate change in Vietnam's Mekong Delta.

Most of the aquaculture production in South-east Asia occurs in the floodplains and coastal areas that are highly exposed and vulnerable to climate change impacts and sea-level rise (SLR). This chapter presents an example of economic estimation of autonomous adaptation by shrimp and catfish farms...

Author(s)
Suan Pheng Kam; Tran Nhuong; Hoanh, C. T.; Nguyen Xuan Hien
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Policy, planning and management at the land-water interface.

This chapter briefly discusses the policies, planning and management involved at the land-water interface in tropical coastal deltas in South, South East, and East Asia. Specifically, land and water management, aquaculture and fisheries, as well as rice-based agriculture in these areas are...

Author(s)
Szuster, B.; Hoanh, C. T.; Kam, S. P.; Ismail, A. M.; Noble, A.; Borger, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of climate change on crop water requirements in Huang-Huai-Hai Plain, China.

Climate change will have important implications in the agriculture of water-short regions, such as Huang-Huai-Hai Plain (3H Plain), where expected warmer and drier conditions might augment crop water requirement (ETc). To evaluate the effect of climate change, a data set consisting of observed...

Author(s)
Liu Qin; Yan ChangRong; Yang JianYing; Mei XuRong; Hao WeiPing; Ju Hui
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of climate change and adaptation in agricultural water management in North China.

Water scarcity is one of the key problems in northern China. Efficient use and management of agricultural water resources is an important challenge in China's agricultural food production under a background of climate change. This chapter addresses issues of impacts of climate change and adaptation ...

Author(s)
Xia Jun; Mo XingGuo; Wang JinXia; Luo XinPing
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global water requirements of future agriculture: using WATERSIM.

Currently, agriculture is the biggest consumer of water globally. About 60% of global consumptive water demand is from the agriculture sector. With the world population increasing to about 9 billion, and the per capita GDP rising, the demand for domestic and industrial water will increase in future ...

Author(s)
Sood, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Groundwater for food production and livelihoods - the nexus with climate change and transboundary water management.

Groundwater resources in transboundary aquifers may cushion climate change and other impacts of anthropogenic change through irrigation development, which in turn can enhance food security, livelihood benefits and poverty reduction in developing countries. Such resources present significant water...

Author(s)
Villholth, K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter

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