chapter scope: As rice plays an important role in use of water for food, this section critically evaluates its impacts on water resources, and explores ways for improved management in light of increasing competition.
A participatory writing process
The chapter writing team favour a regular consultation while writing their synthesis chapter on rice and water.
The coordinating Lead author for the Rice Chapter is BAS A.M. BOUMAN, Senior Scientist at the International Rice Research Institute.
- online discussion 9 to 24 May 2005 -> identification of key messages and preliminary outline. see (respondents & messages)