Browse by Author "Radstake, Frank"

  • Agricultural Production and Groundwater Conservation: Examples of Good Practices in Shanxi Province, People’s Republic of China 

    Steenbergen, Frank van; Radstake, Frank; Guisheng, Fan; Wenzhong, Zhang (Asian Development Bank, 2016-11-30)
    Climate change and declining water resources threaten food production systems worldwide, increasing the need for efficient agricultural processes. The Shanxi Province of the People’s Republic of China has been experiencing declining groundwater tables ...
  • Dryland Ecosystems: Introducing an Integrated Management Approach in the People's Republic of China 

    Radstake, Frank; Ariens, Marialice; Luna, Heidee; Quitazol-Gonzalez, Joy (Asian Development Bank, 2010-10-01)
    The People’s Republic of China (PRC) suffers from some large-scale land degradation problems, posing a significant threat to the lives of local residents and to the future economic welfare of the nation. The dryland areas of the western PRC, which cover ...
  • Greener Pastures from the Sun: Solar Photovoltaic-Driven Irrigation in Qinghai Province 

    Radstake, Frank; Yeager, Carey (Asian Development Bank, 2012-09-01)
    Pastures are being degraded in the People's Republic of China. Solar power can be cheaper than diesel fuel and reduces greenhouse gases while increasing incomes. A two kilowatts-peak solar powered water pumping system can supply both drinking and small ...
  • Shanxi Farmers Embrace Modern Irrigation Methods to Adapt to Climate Change 

    Radstake, Frank; Steenbergen, Frank van (Asian Development Bank, 2013-03-01)
    This publication gives an overview of how ADB's agricultural development support met the rising challenges in water security, food production, and climate change faced by communities in the Shanxi Province of the People's Republic of China.