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Infrastructure for Irrigation

Life begins with clean water and access to this most precious commodity is more important than ever to the billions of people across Asia and the Pacific. Quality infrastructure can bring lasting relief to struggling communities as this page shows.

Recommended elearning:

Management of Water Resources-- Self study about the sustainability of water resources, and the fundamentals of water supply and sanitation, water governance, and climate proofing.

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  • Measuring Water Use with Remote Sensing 

    Siddiqi, Yasmin (Asian Development Bank, 2017-05-30)
    Remote sensing technology is a powerful tool that revolutionizes understanding of basin water resources. Water accounting—knowing how much water is available and who is using how much—is critical at a time when Asia is facing increasing water insecurity. ...
  • Water Management through the Lenses of Gender, Ethnicity and Class: A Comparative Case Study of Upstream and Downstream Sites on the Mekong River in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam 

    Ly Quoc Dang, MSc (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2017-02-03)
    Issues related to water resources upstream (Tan Ho Co commune) and downstream (Dai An commune) of the Mekong Delta in Vietnam were studied. The role of gender, ethnicity and class in water management was ascertained. Social qualitative research, using ...