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The state of the world's land and water resources for food and agriculture : managing systems at risk

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The state of the world's land and water resources for food and agriculture : managing systems at risk
Title
The state of the world's land and water resources for food and agriculture
Title remainder
managing systems at risk
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Agricultural productivity
  • Agricultural productivity
  • Agricultural ecology
  • Crops and climate
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The state of the world's land and water resources for food and agriculture : managing systems at risk
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
  • The present status of land and water
  • Land and water resources in rainfed agriculture
  • Land and water resources in irrigated agriculture
  • Forests, rangelands, inland fisheries and aquaculture
  • Agricultural demand towards to 2050
  • Implications for irrigated agriculture
  • Implications for rainfed agriculture
  • Conclusions
  • 2.
  • Socio-economic pressures and institutional set-up
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Socio-economic dependency on land and water
  • Basic systems of allocation
  • Policy responses to date
  • Institutional approaches and performance
  • Environmental consequences of past policy choices
  • Investments in land and water
  • International cooperation on land and water
  • Conclusions
  • 3.
  • Land and water systems at risk
  • Executive summary
  • Growing competition for land and water
  • Degradation of land and water: impacts and causes
  • Anticipated impacts of climate change
  • Systems at risk
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • Technical options for sustainable land and water management
  • Improving rainfed productivity
  • Managing soil health and fertility
  • Soil moisture management for rainfed areas
  • The challenge of land and water
  • Integrated approaches to improving productivity in rainfed systems
  • Sourcing water for irrigated agriculture
  • Modernizing irrigation systems
  • Increasing on-farm water productivity
  • Managing environmental risks associated with intensification
  • Land and water approaches in view of climate change
  • Prospects for implementation
  • 5.
  • Institutional responses for sustainable land and water management
  • The overall policy environment
  • Land and water for sustainable intensification
  • Securing access to land and water resources
  • Defining national strategies
  • The role of knowledge
  • Strengthening international partnerships
  • Enhancing international cooperation and investment
  • Lessons for the future
  • 6.
  • Conclusions and main policy recommendations
  • Ensuring sustainable production in major land and water systems
  • Policies and strategies for sustainable land and water management
  • Meeting the challenges - business as usual is not enough
  • Reforming international cooperation in land and water management
  • Looking ahead
  • Annexes
  • A1.
  • Country groupings used
  • A2.
  • Environmental externalities associated with irrigated agriculture
  • A3.
  • Country programmes for sustainable land management
  • A4.
  • Conclusion
  • Core land and water indicators by country or region
  • 1.
  • Status and trends in land and water resources
Control code
ocn746315976
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxiii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780203142837
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2011027406
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)746315976
Label
The state of the world's land and water resources for food and agriculture : managing systems at risk
Publication
Contents
  • The present status of land and water
  • Land and water resources in rainfed agriculture
  • Land and water resources in irrigated agriculture
  • Forests, rangelands, inland fisheries and aquaculture
  • Agricultural demand towards to 2050
  • Implications for irrigated agriculture
  • Implications for rainfed agriculture
  • Conclusions
  • 2.
  • Socio-economic pressures and institutional set-up
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • Socio-economic dependency on land and water
  • Basic systems of allocation
  • Policy responses to date
  • Institutional approaches and performance
  • Environmental consequences of past policy choices
  • Investments in land and water
  • International cooperation on land and water
  • Conclusions
  • 3.
  • Land and water systems at risk
  • Executive summary
  • Growing competition for land and water
  • Degradation of land and water: impacts and causes
  • Anticipated impacts of climate change
  • Systems at risk
  • Conclusions
  • 4.
  • Technical options for sustainable land and water management
  • Improving rainfed productivity
  • Managing soil health and fertility
  • Soil moisture management for rainfed areas
  • The challenge of land and water
  • Integrated approaches to improving productivity in rainfed systems
  • Sourcing water for irrigated agriculture
  • Modernizing irrigation systems
  • Increasing on-farm water productivity
  • Managing environmental risks associated with intensification
  • Land and water approaches in view of climate change
  • Prospects for implementation
  • 5.
  • Institutional responses for sustainable land and water management
  • The overall policy environment
  • Land and water for sustainable intensification
  • Securing access to land and water resources
  • Defining national strategies
  • The role of knowledge
  • Strengthening international partnerships
  • Enhancing international cooperation and investment
  • Lessons for the future
  • 6.
  • Conclusions and main policy recommendations
  • Ensuring sustainable production in major land and water systems
  • Policies and strategies for sustainable land and water management
  • Meeting the challenges - business as usual is not enough
  • Reforming international cooperation in land and water management
  • Looking ahead
  • Annexes
  • A1.
  • Country groupings used
  • A2.
  • Environmental externalities associated with irrigated agriculture
  • A3.
  • Country programmes for sustainable land management
  • A4.
  • Conclusion
  • Core land and water indicators by country or region
  • 1.
  • Status and trends in land and water resources
Control code
ocn746315976
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
1st ed
Extent
xxiii, 285 p.
Isbn
9780203142837
Isbn Type
(ebk.)
Lccn
2011027406
Other physical details
col. ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)746315976

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