The farmers in the Volta River basin, some of the poorest in the world, generally rely on rain-fed agriculture. However, insufficient or irregular rainfall frequently puts farmers at risk of losing their crops. In addition, climate change is making already variable rainfall less reliable. The risk of losing crops makes […]
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The Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy In December, 2011, we held the first Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Discussions here centered on how to develop, manage and operate hydropower in ways that help nations realize their development potential. The 3rd Mekong Forum […]
Project title: Improved fisheries productivity and management in tropical reservoirs (PN34) Introduction An ever-growing number of small, medium and large reservoirs are being built in the world for irrigation or hydro-power purposes. While some fishing activities take place on these water-bodies, the productivity of their fisheries is in many cases […]