Policies Drain The North China Plain
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📒Policies Drain The North China Plain ✍ Eloise Kendy
✏Policies Drain the North China Plain Book Summary : The report examines the relationships between agricultural policies in the North China Plain, the approaches to water management that evolved from them, the quantity of water that was actually used, and the consequent groundwater depletion beneath Luancheng County, Hebei Province, from 1949 to 2000. To systematically address these relationships, we use a comprehensive water-balance approach. Our results indicate that a single, longstanding policy-that of using groundwater to meet the crop-water requirements not supplied by precipitation-is responsible for the steady rate of groundwater decline.
📒The Agricultural Groundwater Revolution ✍ Mark Giordano
✏The Agricultural Groundwater Revolution Book Summary : While addressing the issues of using groundwater in agriculture for irrigation in the developing world, this book discusses the problems associated with the degradation and overexploitation of using it. It explores the practiced and potential methods for its management in the context of agricultural development.
✏Hydrologic Impacts of Water management Policies on the North China Plain Book Summary : Competing demands on limited ground-water resources of the North China Plain have resulted in persistent water shortages. Despite considerable effort to mitigate the problem, ground-water levels continue to decline. The purpose of this research was to quantify and relate to historical policies the changing groundwater balance of rural Luancheng County, located adjacent to Shijiazhuang City, capitol of Hebei Province, on the North China Plain.
📒Irrigation Water Pricing ✍ François Molle
✏Irrigation Water Pricing Book Summary : Much hope has been vested in pricing as a means of helping to regulate and rationalize water management, notably in the irrigation sector. The pricing of water has often been applied universally, using general and ideological policies, and not considering regional environmental and economic differences. Almost 15 years after the emphasis laid at the Dublin and Rio conferences on treating water as an economic good, a comprehensive review of how such policies have helped manage water resources an irrigation use is necessary. The case-studies presented here offer a reassessment of current policies by evaluating their objectives and constraints and often demonstrating their failure by not considering the regional context. They will therefore contribute to avoiding costly and misplaced reforms and help design water policies that are based on a deeper understanding of the factors which eventually dictate their effectiveness.
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✏Proceedings of the International Forum on Water Resources Management and Irrigation Modernization in Shanxi Province China Book Summary :
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📒Advances In Geosciences ✍ W.-H. Ip
✏Advances in Geosciences Book Summary : Advances in Geosciences is the result of a concerted effort in bringing the latest results and planning activities related to earth and space science in Asia and the international arena. The volume editors are all leading scientists in their research fields covering five sections: Solid Earth (SE), Solar Terrestrial (ST), Planetary Science (PS), Hydrological Science (HS), and Oceans and Atmospheres (OA). The main purpose is to highlight the scientific issues essential to the study of earthquakes, tsunamis, climate change, drought, flood, typhoons, space weathers, and planetary exploration.
📒Annual Report ✍ International Water Management Institute
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📒Managing Groundwater In The Presence Of Asymmetry ✍ Siwa Mlavwasi Msangi
✏Managing groundwater in the presence of asymmetry Book Summary :