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Unleashing the potential of solar irrigation in Bangladesh: key lessons from different implementation models (12/31/2023)
Mitra, Archisman; Buisson, Marie-Charlotte; Osmani, A. Z.; Mukherji, A. 2024. Unleashing the potential of solar irrigation in Bangladesh: key lessons from different implementation models. Environmental Research Letters, 19(1):014024. [DOI]
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Fate and transport modelling for evaluating antibiotic resistance in aquatic environments: current knowledge and research priorities (10/10/2023)
Jampani, Mahesh; Mateo-Sagasta, Javier; Chandrasekar, A.; Fatta-Kassinos, D.; Graham, D. W.; Gothwal, Ritu; Moodley, A.; Chadag, V. M.; Wiberg, David; Langan, Simon. 2024. Fate and transport modelling for evaluating antibiotic resistance in aquatic environments: current knowledge and research priorities. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 461:132527. [DOI]
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Energy consumption as a proxy to estimate groundwater abstraction in irrigation (12/31/2023)
Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Pavelic, Paul; Sikka, Alok; Krishnan, S.; Dodiya, M.; Bhadaliya, P.; Joshi, V. 2023. Energy consumption as a proxy to estimate groundwater abstraction in irrigation. Groundwater for Sustainable Development, 23:101035. [DOI]
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Price, credit or ambiguity? Increasing small-scale irrigation in Ethiopia (12/28/2022)
Balasubramanya, S.; Buisson, Marie-Charlotte; Mitra, Archisman; Stifel, D. 2023. Price, credit or ambiguity? Increasing small-scale irrigation in Ethiopia. World Development, 163:106149. [DOI]
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Impact of soil surface temperature on changes in the groundwater level (11/30/2023)
Khamidov, M.; Ishchanov, J.; Hamidov, A.; Shermatov, E.; Gafurov, Zafar. 2023. Impact of soil surface temperature on changes in the groundwater level. Water, 15(21):3865. (Special issue: Climate and Water: Impacts of Climate Change on Hydrological Processes and Water Resources) [DOI]
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Grid-connected solar irrigation in Nepal - exploring opportunities and identifying hurdles (11/30/2023)
Shrestha, Shisher; Gnawali, S. M.; Mukherji, Aditi. 2023. Grid-connected solar irrigation in Nepal - exploring opportunities and identifying hurdles. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 8p. (Issue Brief Series 6)
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Pumping behavior of solar irrigation farmers for assessing the sustainability of groundwater in Bangladesh and India (11/30/2023)
Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Sikka, Alok; Pavelic, Paul; Krishan, S.; Dodiya, M.; Habib, A.; Haque, A. 2023. Pumping behavior of solar irrigation farmers for assessing the sustainability of groundwater in Bangladesh and India. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 4p. (Issue Brief Series 5)
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MENAdrought: toward drought management in Morocco (10/31/2023)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2023. MENAdrought: toward drought management in Morocco. : Washington, DC, USA: USAID; Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 8p.
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Water storages in Tana-Beles Sub-basin of Ethiopia: what do we know, and where should we go? (10/12/2023)
Assefa, T. T.; Taye, Meron Teferi; Ebrahim, Girma Yimer; Lautze, Jonathan; Seid, Abdulkarim Hussein. 2023. Water storages in Tana-Beles Sub-basin of Ethiopia: what do we know, and where should we go? SN Applied Sciences, 5:275. [DOI]
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Land cover changes in the Upper Great Ruaha (Tanzania) and the Upper Awash (Ethiopia) river basins and their potential implications for groundwater resources (10/09/2023)
Chandrasekharan, Kiran M.; Villholth, Karen G.; Kashaigili, J. J.; Gebregziabher, Gebrehaweria; Mandela, P. J. 2023. Land cover changes in the Upper Great Ruaha (Tanzania) and the Upper Awash (Ethiopia) river basins and their potential implications for groundwater resources. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 49p. (IWMI Research Report 184) [DOI]
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Quantifying future water-saving potential under climate change and groundwater recharge scenarios in Lower Chenab Canal, Indus River Basin (09/30/2023)
Shafeeque, Muhammad; Hafeez, Mohsin; Sarwar, A.; Arshad, A.; Khurshid, T.; Asim, M. I.; Ali, S.; Dilawar, A. 2023. Quantifying future water-saving potential under climate change and groundwater recharge scenarios in Lower Chenab Canal, Indus River Basin. Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 18p. (Online first) [DOI]
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Integrating GIS and remote sensing for land use/land cover mapping and groundwater potential assessment for climate-smart cocoa irrigation in Ghana (09/30/2023)
Akpoti, Komlavi; Dembele, Moctar; Forkuor, G.; Obuobie, E.; Mabhaudhi, Tafadzwanashe; Cofie, Olufunke. 2023. Integrating GIS and remote sensing for land use/land cover mapping and groundwater potential assessment for climate-smart cocoa irrigation in Ghana. Scientific Reports, 13:16025. [DOI]
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Afghanistan–Pakistan shared waters: state of the basins (08/31/2023)
Shah, Muhammad Azeem Ali; Lautze, Jonathan; Meelad, A. 2023. Afghanistan–Pakistan shared waters: state of the basins. Wallingford, UK: CABI 184p. [DOI]
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Groundwater (08/31/2023)
Iqbal, M. S.; Pavelic, Paul. 2023. Groundwater. In Shah, Muhammad Azeem Ali; Lautze, Jonathan; Meelad, A. (Eds.). Afghanistan–Pakistan shared waters: state of the basins. Wallingford, UK: CABI. pp.81-98. [DOI]
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Can cash incentives modify groundwater pumping behaviors? Evidence from an experiment in Punjab (08/30/2022)
Mitra, Archisman; Balasubramanya, Soumya; Brouwer, R. 2023. Can cash incentives modify groundwater pumping behaviors? Evidence from an experiment in Punjab. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 105(3):861-887. [DOI]
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Field site soil aquifer treatment shows enhanced wastewater quality: evidence from vadose zone hydro-geophysical observations (08/28/2023)
Sahya, A.; Sonkamble, S.; Jampani, Mahesh; Rao, A. N.; Amerasinghe, Priyanie. 2023. Field site soil aquifer treatment shows enhanced wastewater quality: evidence from vadose zone hydro-geophysical observations. Journal of Environmental Management, 345:118749. [DOI]
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Unlocking the potential of farmer-led irrigation development in central and northern Nigeria: what does it take? (08/24/2023)
Xie, H.; Schmitter, Petra; Obayelu, A. E.; Edward, K.; Balana, B.; Ringler, C. 2023. Unlocking the potential of farmer-led irrigation development in central and northern Nigeria: what does it take? Washington, DC, USA: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) 9p. [DOI]
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Water-energy-food-environment nexus in action: global review of precepts and practice (08/15/2023)
Shah, Tushaar. 2023. Water-energy-food-environment nexus in action: global review of precepts and practice. Cambridge Prisms: Water, 1:e5. [DOI]
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Groundwater governance under climate change in India: lessons based on evaluation of World Bank interventions (06/30/2023)
Shiferaw, B. A.; Reddy, V. R.; Sharma, Bharat. 2023. Groundwater governance under climate change in India: lessons based on evaluation of World Bank interventions. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 25p. (Online first) [DOI]
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Constraints and opportunities for groundwater irrigation arising from hydrologic shifts in the Iullemmeden Basin, South-western Niger (06/30/2023)
Torou, Bio Mohamadou; Favreau, G.; Barbier, B.; Pavelic, Paul; Illou, M.; Sidibe, F. 2023. Constraints and opportunities for groundwater irrigation arising from hydrologic shifts in the Iullemmeden Basin, South-western Niger. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.201-215. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Predicting groundwater recharge in Ghana by estimating evapotranspiration (06/30/2023)
Anayah, F. M.; Kaluarachchi, J. J.; Pavelic, Paul; Smakhtin, V. 2023. Predicting groundwater recharge in Ghana by estimating evapotranspiration. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.160-184. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Cost-benefit analysis and ideas for cost sharing of groundwater irrigation: evidence from north-eastern Ethiopia (06/30/2023)
Gebregziabher, Gebrehaweria; Villholth, Karen G.; Hanjra, Munir A.; Yirga, M.; Namara, R. E. 2023. Cost-benefit analysis and ideas for cost sharing of groundwater irrigation: evidence from north-eastern Ethiopia. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.148-159. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Gender aspects of smallholder private groundwater irrigation in Ghana and Zambia (06/30/2023)
van Koppen, Barbara; Hope, L.; Colenbrander, W. 2023. Gender aspects of smallholder private groundwater irrigation in Ghana and Zambia. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.123-134. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Improving the supply chain of motor pumps to accelerate mechanized small-scale private irrigation in Zambia (06/30/2023)
Colenbrander, W.; van Koppen, Barbara. 2023. Improving the supply chain of motor pumps to accelerate mechanized small-scale private irrigation in Zambia. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.112-122. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Small pumps and poor farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa: an assessment of current extent of use and poverty outreach (06/30/2023)
Namara, R. E.; Gebregziabher, Gebrehaweria; Giordano, M.; De Fraiture, C. 2023. Small pumps and poor farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa: an assessment of current extent of use and poverty outreach. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.83-95. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Understanding smallholder irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa: results of a sample survey from nine countries (06/30/2023)
Shah, Tushaar; Verma, Shilp; Pavelic, Paul. 2023. Understanding smallholder irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa: results of a sample survey from nine countries. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.46-63. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Smallholder groundwater irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa: country-level estimates of development potential (06/30/2023)
Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, Karen G.; Shu, Yunqiao; Rebelo, Lisa-Maria; Smakhtin, V. 2023. Smallholder groundwater irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa: country-level estimates of development potential. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.30-45. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Groundwater irrigation for smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa – a synthesis of current knowledge to guide sustainable outcomes (06/30/2023)
Villholth, Karen G. 2023. Groundwater irrigation for smallholders in Sub-Saharan Africa – a synthesis of current knowledge to guide sustainable outcomes. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.7-29. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Identifying the barriers and pathways forward for expanding the use of groundwater for irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa (06/30/2023)
Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, Karen G.; Verma, Shilp. 2023. Identifying the barriers and pathways forward for expanding the use of groundwater for irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. (Eds.). Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.1-6. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa (06/27/2023)
Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, K. G.; Verma, Shilp. 2023. Sustainable groundwater development for improved livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge 222p. (Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance)
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How best to incorporate conjunctive water management into international water law: legal amendment, instrument coupling, or new protocol adoption? (06/20/2023)
Ibrahim, I. A.; Lautze, Jonathan. 2023. How best to incorporate conjunctive water management into international water law: legal amendment, instrument coupling, or new protocol adoption? International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, 23(3):333-353. [DOI]
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Investigating nitrate with other constituents in groundwater in two contrasting tropical highland watersheds (04/17/2023)
Sishu, F. K.; Tilahun, Seifu A.; Schmitter, Petra; Steenhuis, T. S. 2023. Investigating nitrate with other constituents in groundwater in two contrasting tropical highland watersheds. Hydrology, 10(4):82. (Special issue: Editorial Board Members’ Collection Series: Integrated Surface Water and Groundwater Resources Management) [DOI]
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Implementing conjunctive management of water resources for irrigation development: a framework applied to the Southern Plain of western Nepal (04/11/2023)
Pandey, V. P.; Shrestha, Nirman; Urfels, A.; Ray, A.; Khadka, Manohara; Pavelic, Paul; McDonald, A. J.; Krupnik, T. J. 2023. Implementing conjunctive management of water resources for irrigation development: a framework applied to the Southern Plain of western Nepal. Agricultural Water Management, 283:108287. [DOI]
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Estimation of shallow groundwater abstraction for irrigation and its impact on groundwater availability in the Lake Tana Sub-basin, Ethiopia (03/31/2023)
Fantaye, S. M.; Wolde, B. B.; Haile, Alemseged Tamiru; Taye, Meron Teferi. 2023. Estimation of shallow groundwater abstraction for irrigation and its impact on groundwater availability in the Lake Tana Sub-basin, Ethiopia. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 46:101365. [DOI]
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Regional perspectives (03/30/2023)
Makarigakis, A.; Partey, S.; Nagabhatla, N.; De Lombaerde, P; Libert, B.; Trombitcaia, I.; Zerrath, E.; Guerrier, D.; Faloutsos, D.; Krol, D.; Virden, E.; Arushanyan, A.; Anakhasyan, E.; Matus, S. S.; Gil, M.; Llavona, A.; Botia, L. M.; Naranjo, L.; Sarmanto, N.; Le Doze, S.; Weinberger, K.; Lerios, R.; Bhandari, S.; Gaillard-Picher, D.; Uhlenbrook, Stefan; Kumar, U. D. S.; Khayat, Z.; Zaarour, T. 2023. Regional perspectives. In UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP). The United Nations World Water Development Report 2023: partnerships and cooperation for water. Paris, France: UNESCO. pp.115-140.
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Spatially Explicit Wastewater Generation and Tracking (SEWAGE-TRACK) in the Middle East and North Africa Region (03/18/2023)
Velpuri, Naga Manohar; Mateo-Sagasta, Javier; Orabi, Mohamed O. M. 2023. Spatially Explicit Wastewater Generation and Tracking (SEWAGE-TRACK) in the Middle East and North Africa Region. Science of the Total Environment, 875:162421. [DOI]
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Solar-based irrigation systems as a game changer to improve agricultural practices in Sub-Sahara Africa: a case study from Mali (03/10/2023)
Birhanu, B. Z.; Sanogo, K.; Traore, S. S.; Minh, Thai; Kizito, F. 2023. Solar-based irrigation systems as a game changer to improve agricultural practices in Sub-Sahara Africa: a case study from Mali. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 7:1085335. [DOI]
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Scaling solar-based irrigation in Ghana’s Upper East Region: a demand-supply linkage approach. Adaptive Innovation Scaling - Pathways from Small-scale Irrigation to Sustainable Development (02/25/2023)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2023. Scaling solar-based irrigation in Ghana’s Upper East Region: a demand-supply linkage approach. Adaptive Innovation Scaling - Pathways from Small-scale Irrigation to Sustainable Development. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 8p. (IWMI Water Issue Brief 22) [DOI]
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Unveiling water resources of the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (02/03/2024)
Ghosh, Surajit; Rajakaruna, Punsisi; Tri, V. P. D.; Loi, N. T.; Trung, P. K.; Holmatov, Bunyod. 2023. Unveiling water resources of the Vietnamese Mekong Delta. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Initiative on Low-Emission Food Systems 24p.
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Water stresses and responses in Myanmar’s Central Dry Zone (01/31/2023)
Drury, L.; Johnston, R.; Schmitter, Petra. 2023. Water stresses and responses in Myanmar’s Central Dry Zone. In Ojha, H.; Schofield, N.; Camkin, J. (Eds.). Climate risks to water security: framing effective response in Asia and the Pacific. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. pp.37-60. (Palgrave Studies in Climate Resilient Societies) [DOI]
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Water reuse in the Middle East and North Africa: a sourcebook. In Arabic (01/17/2024)
Mateo-Sagasta, Javier; Al-Hamdi, M.; AbuZeid, K. 2023. Water reuse in the Middle East and North Africa: a sourcebook. In Arabic. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 292p. (Also in English) [DOI]
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Mapping land suitability for informal, small-scale irrigation development using spatial modelling and machine learning in the Upper East Region, Ghana (9/28/2021)
Akpoti, K.; Higginbottom, T. P.; Foster, T.; Adhikari, R.; Zwart, Sander J. 2022. Mapping land suitability for informal, small-scale irrigation development using spatial modelling and machine learning in the Upper East Region, Ghana. Science of the Total Environment, 803:149959. [DOI]
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Who is likely to benefit from public and private sector investments in farmer-led irrigation development? Evidence from Ethiopia (7/15/2021)
Kafle, Kashi; Omotilewa, O.; Leh, Mansoor; Schmitter, Petra. 2022. Who is likely to benefit from public and private sector investments in farmer-led irrigation development? Evidence from Ethiopia. Journal of Development Studies, 58(1):55-75. [DOI]
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Sustainable groundwater management in India needs a water-energy-food nexus approach (12/3/2020)
Mukherji, Aditi. 2022. Sustainable groundwater management in India needs a water-energy-food nexus approach. Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy, 44(1):394-410. (Special issue: CWAE 40th Anniversary) [DOI]
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A framework for sustainable and inclusive irrigation development in western Nepal (11/30/2022)
Urfels, A.; Khadka, Manohara; Shrestha, Nirman; Pavelic, Paul; Risal, A.; Uprety, Labisha; Shrestha, Gitta; Dile, Y.; McDonald, A. J.; Pandey, V. P.; Srinivasan, R.; Krupnik, T. J. 2022. A framework for sustainable and inclusive irrigation development in western Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal: Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) 78p.
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A multicriteria analysis of groundwater development pathways in three river basins in Sub-Saharan Africa (11/30/2022)
Bellwood-Howard, I.; Thompson, J.; Shamsudduha, M.; Taylor, R. G.; Mosha, D. B.; Gebrezgi, Gebrehaweria; Tarimo, A. K. P. R.; Kashaigili, J. J.; Nazoumou, Y.; Tiekoura, O. 2022. A multicriteria analysis of groundwater development pathways in three river basins in Sub-Saharan Africa. Environmental Science and Policy, 138:26-43. [DOI]
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Integrated water availability modelling to assess sustainable agricultural intensification options in the Meki Catchment, Central Rift Valley, Ethiopia (11/30/2022)
Taye, Meron Teferi; Ebrahim, Girma Yimer; Nigussie, Likimyelesh; Hagos, Fitsum; Uhlenbrook, Stefan; Schmitter, Petra. 2022. Integrated water availability modelling to assess sustainable agricultural intensification options in the Meki Catchment, Central Rift Valley, Ethiopia. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 67(15):2271-2293. [DOI]
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Climate adaptation in the Indu-Gangetic Basin (11/30/2022)
Amarasinghe, Upali A.; Sikka, Alok; Surinadu, L. 2022. Climate adaptation in the Indu-Gangetic Basin. In Seo, S. N. (Ed.). Handbook of behavioral economics and climate change. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. pp.143-161. [DOI]
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Machine learning based groundwater prediction in a data-scarce basin of Ghana (11/23/2022)
Siabi, E. K.; Dile, Y. T.; Kabo-Bah, A. T.; Amo-Boateng, M.; Anornu, G. K.; Akpoti, Komlavi; Vuu, C.; Donkor, P.; Mensah, S. K.; Incoom, A. B. M.; Opoku, E. K.; Atta-Darkwa, T. 2022. Machine learning based groundwater prediction in a data-scarce basin of Ghana. Applied Artificial Intelligence, 36(1):2138130. [DOI]
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Evaluation of managed aquifer recharge in the Central Highlands of Vietnam (11/22/2022)
Pavelic, Paul; Hoanh, Chu Thai; D’haeze, D.; Vinh, B. N.; Viossanges, Mathieu; Chung, D. T.; Dat, L. Q.; Ross, A. 2022. Evaluation of managed aquifer recharge in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 44:101257. [DOI]
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Water reuse in the Middle East and North Africa: a sourcebook (11/14/2022)
Mateo-Sagasta, Javier; Al-Hamdi, M.; AbuZeid, K. 2022. Water reuse in the Middle East and North Africa: a sourcebook. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 292p. (Also in Arabic) [DOI]
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Synthesis of MENAdrought development of drought mitigation, preparedness and response management plans: final report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Bureau for the Middle East of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (10/31/2023)
Jobbins, G.; Belhaj Fraj, Makram; Fragaszy, Stephen; Ghanim, A.; Al-Karablieh, E.; Fakih, M.; Yessef, M.; Khatabi, A.; Hayes, M.; Knutson, C.; Jedd, T.; Svoboda, M.; Ruckstuhl, Sandra; McDonnell, Rachael. 2022. Synthesis of MENAdrought development of drought mitigation, preparedness and response management plans: final report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Bureau for the Middle East of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Washington, DC, USA: USAID; Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 95p. [DOI]
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Impact of high-density managed aquifer recharge implementation on groundwater storage, food production and resilience: a case from Gujarat, India (10/31/2022)
Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Pavelic, Paul; Villholth, Karen G.; Sikka, Alok; Pande, S. 2022. Impact of high-density managed aquifer recharge implementation on groundwater storage, food production and resilience: a case from Gujarat, India. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 44:101224. [DOI]
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Water shortages, irrigation frequency, and preference for technologies and agricultural services: the case of Jordan (10/31/2021)
Balasubramanya, Soumya; Stifel, David; McDonnell, Rachael. 2022. Water shortages, irrigation frequency, and preference for technologies and agricultural services: the case of Jordan. Irrigation and Drainage, 71(2):437-451. [DOI]
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Technologies d’irrigation  petite chelle et de gestion de l’eau pour la transformation agricole Africaine. In French (10/08/2022)
Oke, A.; Traore, K.; Nati-Bama, A. D.; Igbadun, H.; Ahmed, B.; Ahmed, F.; Zwart, Sander. 2022. Technologies d’irrigation petite chelle et de gestion de l’eau pour la transformation agricole Africaine. In French. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 179p. (Also in English) [DOI]
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Small-scale irrigation and water management technologies for African agricultural transformation (10/08/2022)
Oke, A.; Traore, K.; Nati-Bama, A. D.; Igbadun, H.; Ahmed, B.; Ahmed, F.; Zwart, Sander. 2022. Small-scale irrigation and water management technologies for African agricultural transformation. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 166p. (Also in French) [DOI]
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Understanding human-water feedbacks of interventions in agricultural systems with agent based models: a review (09/30/2022)
Alam, Mohammad Faiz; McClain, M.; Sikka, Alok; Pande, S. 2022. Understanding human-water feedbacks of interventions in agricultural systems with agent based models: a review. Environmental Research Letters, 17(10):103003. [DOI]
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Positive incentives for managing groundwater in the presence of informal water markets: perspectives from India (09/30/2022)
Balasubramanya, S.; Buisson, Marie-Charlotte. 2022. Positive incentives for managing groundwater in the presence of informal water markets: perspectives from India. Environmental Research Letters, 17(10):101001. [DOI]
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The “water machine” of Bengal: a data-driven and policy-supported strategic use of aquifers for irrigation is needed to maximize their benefits (09/19/2022)
Mukherji, Aditi. 2022. The “water machine” of Bengal: a data-driven and policy-supported strategic use of aquifers for irrigation is needed to maximize their benefits. Science, 377(6612):1258-1259. [DOI]
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Analysis of water reuse potential for irrigation in Lebanon (09/02/2022)
Eid-Sabbagh, K.; Roukoz, S.; Nassif, Marie-Helene; Velpuri, Naga; Mateo-Sagasta, Javier. 2022. Analysis of water reuse potential for irrigation in Lebanon. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 145p. (IWMI Research Report 181) [DOI]
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Suitable MGNREGS [Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme] practices and convergence opportunities for regional development priorities: a compendium (08/31/2022)
Durga, Neha; Mahapatra, Smaranika; Sikka, Alok; Alam, Mohammad; Verma, Shilp. 2022. Suitable MGNREGS [Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme] practices and convergence opportunities for regional development priorities: a compendium. : New Delhi, India: Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH; New Delhi, India: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 65p.
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Agricultural Water Management (AWM) typologies: targeting land-water management interventions towards improved water productivity (08/31/2022)
Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Durga, Neha; Sikka, Alok; Verma, Shilp; Mitra, Archisman; Amarasinghe, Upali; Mahapatra, Smaranika. 2022. Agricultural Water Management (AWM) typologies: targeting land-water management interventions towards improved water productivity. : New Delhi, India: Deutsche Gesellschaft fr Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH; New Delhi, India: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 29p.
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Capturing spatial variability of factors affecting the water allocation plans—a geo-informatics approach for large irrigation schemes (07/31/2022)
Waqas, M. M.; Waseem, M.; Ali, S.; Hopman, J. W.; Awan, Usman Khalid; Shah, S. H. H.; Shah, A. N. 2022. Capturing spatial variability of factors affecting the water allocation plans—a geo-informatics approach for large irrigation schemes. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 29(54):81418-81429. [DOI]
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An assessment of climate change impacts on water sufficiency: the case of Extended East Rapti Watershed, Nepal (07/31/2022)
Ray, Anupama; Pandey, Vishnu Prasad; Thapa, B. R. 2022. An assessment of climate change impacts on water sufficiency: the case of Extended East Rapti Watershed, Nepal. Environmental Research, 212(Part D):113434. [DOI]
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Climate change impacts on water sustainability of South African crop production (07/31/2022)
Bonetti, S.; Sutanudjaja, E. H.; Mabhaudhi, Tafadzwanashe; Slotow, R.; Dalin, C. 2022. Climate change impacts on water sustainability of South African crop production. Environmental Research Letters, 17(8):084017. [DOI]
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South Asian agriculture increasingly dependent on meltwater and groundwater (07/18/2022)
Lutz, A. F.; Immerzeel, W. W.; Siderius, C.; Wijngaard, R. R.; Nepal, Santosh; Shrestha, A. B.; Wester, P.; Biemans, H. 2022. South Asian agriculture increasingly dependent on meltwater and groundwater. Nature Climate Change, 12(6):566-573. [DOI]
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Artificial recharge endeavours in India: a review (06/30/2022)
Saha, D.; Sikka, Alok K.; Goklani, Rahul. 2022. Artificial recharge endeavours in India: a review. Water Security, 16:100121. [DOI]
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Oapos;Brien, G.; Dickens, Chris; Wade, M.; Stassen, R.; Diedericks, G.; MacKenzie, J.; Kaiser, A.; van der Waal, B.; Wepener, V.; Villholth, Karen; Ebrahim, Girma; Dlamini, V.; Magombeyi, Manuel. 2022. E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: environmental flow determination. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Washington, DC, USA: USAID 209p. (E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: Report 7) [DOI]
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E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: present ecological state - ecological response to change. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (05/31/2023)
Oapos;Brien, G.; Dickens, Chris; Diedericks, G.; Kaiser, A.; Barendze, C.; Pearson, H.; LeRoux, H.; MacKenzie, J.; Gerber, S.; Petersen, R.; Dlamini, V. 2022. E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: present ecological state - ecological response to change. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Washington, DC, USA: USAID 223p. (E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: Report 6) [DOI]
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E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: present ecological state - drivers of ecosystem change. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (05/31/2023)
Oapos;Brien, G.; Dickens, Chris; Stassen, R.; Erasmus, H.; Herselman, S.; van der Waal, B.; Wepener, V.; Pearson, H.; LeRoux, H.; Villholth, Karen; Ebrahim, Girma; Magombeyi, Manuel; Riddell, E.; Petersen, R. 2022. E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: present ecological state - drivers of ecosystem change. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Washington, DC, USA: USAID 296p. (E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: Report 5) [DOI]
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Modeling current and future groundwater demands in the White Volta River Basin of Ghana under climate change and socio-economic scenarios (05/31/2022)
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Groundwater for sustainable livelihoods and equitable growth (05/31/2022)
Re, V.; Manzione, R. L.; Abiye, T. A.; Mukherji, Aditi; MacDonald, A. 2022. Groundwater for sustainable livelihoods and equitable growth. Leiden, Netherlands: CRC Press - Balkema 367p. (IAH - International Contributions to Hydrogeology 30) [DOI]
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Assessment of options for small-scale groundwater irrigation in Lao PDR (05/31/2022)
Pavelic, Paul; Suhardiman, Diana; Keovilignavong, Oulavanh; Clement, Corentin; Vinckevleugel, Jordan; Bohsung, Seinab M.; Xiong, Kong; Valee, Lengya; Viossanges, Mathieu; Douangsavanh, Somphasith; Sotoukee, Touleelor; Villholth, Karen G.; Shivakoti, B. R.; Vongsathiane, K. 2022. Assessment of options for small-scale groundwater irrigation in Lao PDR. In Re, V.; Manzione, R. L.; Abiye, T. A.; Mukherji, Aditi; MacDonald, A. (Eds.). Groundwater for sustainable livelihoods and equitable growth. Leiden, Netherlands: CRC Press - Balkema. pp.347-363. (IAH - International Contributions to Hydrogeology 30) [DOI]
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Patel, Praharsh M.; Saha, D. 2022. Groundwater: a juggernaut of socio-economic development and stability in the arid region of Kachchh. In Re, V.; Manzione, R. L.; Abiye, T. A.; Mukherji, Aditi; MacDonald, A. (Eds.). Groundwater for sustainable livelihoods and equitable growth. Leiden, Netherlands: CRC Press - Balkema. pp.231-252. (IAH - International Contributions to Hydrogeology 30) [DOI]
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Re, V.; Manzione, R. L.; Abiye, T. A.; Mukherji, Aditi; MacDonald, A. 2022. Introduction: groundwater, sustainable livelihoods and equitable growth. In Re, V.; Manzione, R. L.; Abiye, T. A.; Mukherji, Aditi; MacDonald, A. (Eds.). Groundwater for sustainable livelihoods and equitable growth. Leiden, Netherlands: CRC Press - Balkema. pp.xvii-xxiv. (IAH - International Contributions to Hydrogeology 30)
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Regional developments: South Asia (05/30/2022)
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Are fresh water and reclaimed water safe for vegetable irrigation? Empirical evidence from Lebanon (05/11/2022)
Abi Saab, M. T.; Jomaa, I.; El Hage, R.; Skaf, S.; Fahed, S.; Rizk, Z.; Massaad, R.; Romanos, D.; Khairallah, Y.; Azzi, V.; Sleiman, R.; Abi Saad, R.; Hajjar, C.; Sellami, M. H.; Aziz, R.; Sfeir, R.; Nassif, Marie Helene; Mateo-Sagasta, Javier. 2022. Are fresh water and reclaimed water safe for vegetable irrigation? Empirical evidence from Lebanon. Water, 14(9):1437. (Special issue: Section Wastewater Treatment and Reuse: Feature Papers) [DOI]
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Quantification of groundwater storage variation in Himalayan amp; Peninsular river basins correlating with land deformation effects observed at different Indian cities (04/30/2022)
Sarkar, T.; Karunakalage, Anuradha; Kannaujiya, S.; Chaganti, C. 2022. Quantification of groundwater storage variation in Himalayan amp; Peninsular river basins correlating with land deformation effects observed at different Indian cities. Contributions to Geophysics and Geodesy, 52(1):1-56. [DOI]
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Integrated modeling of hydrological processes and groundwater recharge based on land use land cover, and climate changes: a systematic review (04/30/2022)
Mensah, J. K.; Ofosu, E. A.; Yidana, S. M.; Akpoti, Komlavi; Kabo-bah, A. T. 2022. Integrated modeling of hydrological processes and groundwater recharge based on land use land cover, and climate changes: a systematic review. Environmental Advances, 8:100224. [DOI]
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MENAdrought synthesis of drought vulnerability in Lebanon: final report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Bureau for the Middle East of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (03/31/2022)
Fragaszy, S.; Belhaj Fraj, M.; McKee, M.; Jobbins, G.; Fayad, A.; Fakih, M.; Lawrenson, L.; McDonnell, Rachael. 2022. MENAdrought synthesis of drought vulnerability in Lebanon: final report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Bureau for the Middle East of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Washington, DC, USA: USAID; Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 67p. [DOI]
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Viewpoint: irrigation water management in a space age (03/31/2022)
Hafeez, Mohsin; Awan, Usman Khalid. 2022. Viewpoint: irrigation water management in a space age. Irrigation and Drainage, 71(S1):39-50. (Special issue: Achieving Climate Resilience through Improved Irrigation Water Management from Farm to Basin Scale) [DOI]
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Agricultural water management practices to improve the climate resilience of irrigated agriculture in India (03/31/2022)
Sikka, Alok K.; Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Mandave, Vidya. 2022. Agricultural water management practices to improve the climate resilience of irrigated agriculture in India. Irrigation and Drainage, 71(S1):7-26. (Special issue: Achieving Climate Resilience through Improved Irrigation Water Management from Farm to Basin Scale) [DOI]
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Transboundary aquifers (03/31/2022)
Stephan, R. M.; Aureli, A.; Dumont, A.; Lipponen, A.; Tiefenauer-Linardon, S.; Fraser, C.; Rivera, A.; Puri, S.; Burchi, S.; Eckstein, G.; Brethaut, C.; Khayat, Z.; Villholth, Karen; Witmer, L.; Martin-Nagle, R.; Milman, A.; Sindico, F.; Dalton, J. 2022. Transboundary aquifers. In UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP). The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: groundwater: making the invisible visible. Paris, France: UNESCO. pp.171-179.
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Groundwater and agriculture (03/31/2022)
England, M.; Villholth, Karen. 2022. Groundwater and agriculture. In UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP). The United Nations World Water Development Report 2022: groundwater: making the invisible visible. Paris, France: UNESCO. pp.47-58.
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Fragaszy, S.; Belhaj Fraj, M.; McKee, M.; Jobbins, G.; Al-Karablieh, E.; Bergaoui, K.; Ghanim, A.; Lawrenson, L.; McDonnell, Rachael. 2022. MENAdrought synthesis of drought vulnerability in Jordan: final report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the Bureau for the Middle East of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Washington, DC, USA: USAID; Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 93p. [DOI]
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Change in global freshwater storage (03/23/2022)
McCartney, Matthew; Rex, William; Yu, Winston; Uhlenbrook, Stefan; von Gnechten, Rachel. 2022. Change in global freshwater storage. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 25p. (IWMI Working Paper 202) [DOI]
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Cost of water reuse projects in MENA and cost recovery mechanisms (02/28/2023)
Gebrezgabher, Solomie; Kodua, T.; Mateo-Sagasta, Javier. 2022. Cost of water reuse projects in MENA and cost recovery mechanisms. In Mateo-Sagasta, Javier; Al-Hamdi, M.; AbuZeid, K. (Eds.). Water reuse in the Middle East and North Africa: a sourcebook. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). pp.63-78.
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Irrigation suitability mapping examples from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Kenya (02/13/2023)
Mabhaudhi, Tafadzwanashe; Haileslassie, Amare; Magidi, J.; Nhamo, L. 2022. Irrigation suitability mapping examples from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and Kenya. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Initiative on Diversification in East and Southern Africa 52p.
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Groundwater irrigation in Bangladesh: changing modalities, resultant policies. Proceedings of the National Stakeholder Workshop on Groundwater Irrigation in Bangladesh: Changing Modalities, Resultant Policies, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 December 2022 (01/30/2023)
Banerjee, Anurag; Ray, S.; Chakraborty, Shreya; Mukherji, Aditi. 2022. Groundwater irrigation in Bangladesh: changing modalities, resultant policies. Proceedings of the National Stakeholder Workshop on Groundwater Irrigation in Bangladesh: Changing Modalities, Resultant Policies, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 21 December 2022. New Delhi, India: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Initiative on Transforming Agrifood Systems in South Asia (TAFSSA); Solar Irrigation for Agricultural Resilience (SoLAR); Low-Emission Food Systems (Mitigate+) 11p.
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Buisson, Marie-Charlotte; Mitra, Archisman; Hounsa, T.; Habib, A.; Mukherji, Aditi. 2022. Adaptation co-benefits of solar irrigation: evidence from Bangladesh. New Delhi, India: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Initiative on Transforming Agrifood Systems in South Asia (TAFSSA); Solar Irrigation for Agricultural Resilience (SoLAR) 9p.
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Evaluation of GRACE derived groundwater storage changes in different agro-ecological zones of the Indus Basin (01/26/2022)
Akhtar, F.; Nawaz, R. A.; Hafeez, Mohsin; Awan, Usman Khalid; Borgemeister, C.; Tischbein, B. 2022. Evaluation of GRACE derived groundwater storage changes in different agro-ecological zones of the Indus Basin. Journal of Hydrology, 605:127369. [DOI]
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Uhlenbrook, Stefan; Yu, W.; Schmitter, Petra; Smith, Douglas Mark. 2022. Optimising the water we eat - rethinking policy to enhance productive and sustainable use of water in agri-food systems across scales. Lancet Planetary Health, 6(1):E59-E65. [DOI]
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Solar irrigation in Pakistan: a situation analysis report (9/6/2021)
Ali Shah, Muhammad Azeem; Akbar, Muhammad Zain Bin. 2021. Solar irrigation in Pakistan: a situation analysis report. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 35p. [DOI]
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Solar irrigation in Nepal: a situation analysis report (9/6/2021)
Shrestha, Shisher; Uprety, Labisha. 2021. Solar irrigation in Nepal: a situation analysis report. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 43p. [DOI]
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Solar irrigation in India: a situation analysis report (9/6/2021)
Yashodha, Yashodha; Sanjay, Aditi; Mukherji, Aditi. 2021. Solar irrigation in India: a situation analysis report. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 29p. [DOI]
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Solar irrigation in Bangladesh: a situation analysis report (9/6/2021)
Mitra, Archisman; Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Yashodha, Yashodha. 2021. Solar irrigation in Bangladesh: a situation analysis report. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 39p. [DOI]
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Sorensen, J. P. R.; Davies, J.; Ebrahim, Girma Y.; Lindle, J.; Marchant, B. P.; Ascott, M. J.; Bloomfield, J. P.; Cuthbert, M. O.; Holland, M.; Jensen, K. H.; Shamsudduha, M.; Villholth, Karen G.; MacDonald, A. M.; Taylor, R. G. 2021. The influence of groundwater abstraction on interpreting climate controls and extreme recharge events from well hydrographs in semi-arid South Africa. Hydrogeology Journal, 29(8):2773-2787. [DOI]
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Setargie, T. A.; Tilahun, S. A.; Schmitter, Petra; Moges, M. A.; Gurmessa, S. K.; Tsunekawa, A.; Tsubo, M.; Berihun, M. L.; Fenta, A. A.; Haregeweyn, N. 2021. Characterizing shallow groundwater in hillslope aquifers using isotopic signatures: a case study in the Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 37:100901. [DOI]
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Sustainable expansion of groundwater-based solar water pumping for smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa (8/31/2021)
Pavelic, Paul; Magombeyi, Manuel; Schmitter, Petra; Jacobs-Mata, Inga. 2021. Sustainable expansion of groundwater-based solar water pumping for smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa. Washington, DC, USA: Efficiency for Access Coalition 54p.
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Kuppannan, Palanisami; Thangavel, M. 2021. Sustaining tank irrigation in South India through time-tested measures. In Fujita, K.; Mizushima, T. (Eds.). Sustainable development in India: groundwater irrigation, energy use, and food production. Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.88-108. (Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies)
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Shah, Tushaar; Chowdhury, S. D. 2021. Farm power policies and groundwater markets: contrasting Gujarat with West Bengal (1990-2015). In Fujita, K.; Mizushima, T. (Eds.). Sustainable development in India: groundwater irrigation, energy use, and food production. Oxon, UK: Routledge. pp.226-247. (Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies)
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Bogardi, J. J.; Bharati, Luna; Foster, S.; Dhaubanjar, S. 2021. Water and its management: dependence, linkages and challenges. In Bogardi, J. J.; Gupta, J.; Nandalal, K. D. W.; Salame, L.; van Nooijen, R. R. P.; Kumar, N.; Tingsanchali, T.; Bhaduri, A.; Kolechkina, A. G. (Eds.). Handbook of water resources management: discourses, concepts and examples. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pp.41-85. [DOI]
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Can water productivity improvements save us from global water scarcity?. White paper (7/31/2021)
Yu, Winston; Uhlenbrook, Stefan; von Gnechten, Rachel; van der Bliek, Julie. 2021. Can water productivity improvements save us from global water scarcity?. White paper. Rome, Italy: FAO 41p.
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Can water productivity improvements save us from global water scarcity?. Report of the workshop organized by the WASAG (Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture) Working Group on Sustainable Agricultural Water Use, Valenzano, Italy, 25-27 February 2020 (7/31/2021)
von Gnechten, Rachel; Uhlenbrook, Stefan; van der Bliek, Julie; Yu, Winston. 2021. Can water productivity improvements save us from global water scarcity?. Report of the workshop organized by the WASAG (Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture) Working Group on Sustainable Agricultural Water Use, Valenzano, Italy, 25-27 February 2020. Rome, Italy: FAO 35p.
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Solar photovoltaic technology for small-scale irrigation in Ghana: suitability mapping and business models. Agricultural Water Management – Making a Business Case for Smallholders (7/1/2021)
Gebrezgabher, Solomie; Leh, Mansoor; Merrey, D. J.; Kodua, T. T.; Schmitter, Petra. 2021. Solar photovoltaic technology for small-scale irrigation in Ghana: suitability mapping and business models. Agricultural Water Management – Making a Business Case for Smallholders. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 50p. (IWMI Research Report 178) [DOI]
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Worqlul, A. W.; Dile, Y. T.; Schmitter, Petra; Bezabih, M.; Adie, A.; Bizimana, J.-C.; Srinivasan, R.; Lefore, N.; Clarke, N. 2021. Constraints of small-scale irrigated fodder production and nutrition assessment for livestock feed, a case study in Ethiopia. Agricultural Water Management, 254:106973. [DOI]
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Goldin, J.; Mokomela, R.; Kanyerere, T.; Villholth, Karen G. 2021. Diamonds on the soles of their feet: groundwater monitoring in the Hout Catchment, South Africa. Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 15(1):25-50. [DOI]
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Abid, M.; Hafeez, Mohsin; Watto, M. A. 2021. Sustainability analysis of irrigation water management in Punjab, Pakistan. In Watto, M. A.; Mitchell, M.; Bashir, S. (Eds.). Water resources of Pakistan: issues and impacts. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pp.133-154. (World Water Resources Volume 9) [DOI]
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Lefore, N.; Closas, Alvar; Schmitter, Petra. 2021. Solar for all: a framework to deliver inclusive and environmentally sustainable solar irrigation for smallholder agriculture. Energy Policy, 154:112313. [DOI]
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Food and agriculture (4/29/2021)
de Souza, M.; Koo-Oshima, S.; Kahil, T.; Wada, Y.; Qadir, M.; Jewitt, G.; Cudennec, C.; Uhlenbrook, Stefan; Zhang, L. 2021. Food and agriculture. In UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP); UN-Water. The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021: valuing water. Paris, France: UNESCO. pp.67-78.
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Valuation of hydraulic infrastructure (4/29/2021)
Coates, D.; Connor, R.; Dickens, Chris; Villholth, Karen; Dhot, N.; O’Brien, G. 2021. Valuation of hydraulic infrastructure. In UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP); UN-Water. The United Nations World Water Development Report 2021: valuing water. Paris, France: UNESCO. pp.43-54.
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Urfels, A.; Shakya, S. M.; Maharjan, S.; Lohanee, B. D.; Pandey, V.; Khadka, Manohara; Adhikari, S.; Neupane, A.; Karki, S.; Acharya, S.; Foster, T.; Krupnik, T. 2021. Framework for co-development of an open hydrological data system to enhance climate resilience in climate vulnerable countries: experience from a digital groundwater monitoring pilot in Nepal. [Abstract only]. Paper presented at the European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2021, Online, 19-30 April 2021. 2p. [DOI]
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Mozzi, G.; Pavelic, Paul; Alam, Mohammad F.; Stefan, C.; Villholth, Karen G. 2021. Hydrologic assessment of check dam performances in semi-arid areas: a case study from Gujarat, India. Frontiers in Water, 3:628955. [DOI]
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Buisson, Marie-Charlotte; Balasubramanya, Soumya; Stifel, D. 2021. Electric pumps, groundwater, agriculture and water buyers: evidence from West Bengal. Journal of Development Studies, 57(11):1893-1911. [DOI]
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Villholth, Karen G. 2021. One water: expanding boundaries for a new deal and a safe planet for all. One Earth, 4(4):474-477. [DOI]
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Amarasinghe, Upali A.; Sikka, Alok; Mandave, Vidya; Panda, R. K.; Gorantiwar, S.; Ambast, S. K. 2021. Improving economic water productivity to enhance resilience in canal irrigation systems: a pilot study of the Sina Irrigation System in Maharashtra, India. Water Policy, 23(2):447-465. [DOI]
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Chapman, D. V.; Warner, S.; Dickens, Chris. 2021. Approaches to water monitoring. In Filho, W. L.; Azul, A. M.; Brandli, L.; Salvia, A. L.; Wall, T. (Eds.). Clean water and sanitation. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. 11p. (Online first). (Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals) [DOI]
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Yu, W.; Rex, William; McCartney, Matthew; Uhlenbrook, Stefan; von Gnechten, Rachel; Priscoli, J. D. 2021. Storing water: a new integrated approach for resilient development. : Stockholm, Sweden: Global Water Partnership (GWP); Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 28p. (GWP Perspectives Paper 13)
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Impact of natural and anthropogenic stresses on surface and groundwater supply sources of the Upper Awash Sub-Basin, Central Ethiopia (12/31/2021)
Birhanu, B.; Kebede, S.; Charles, K.; Taye, Meron; Atlaw, A.; Birhane, M. 2021. Impact of natural and anthropogenic stresses on surface and groundwater supply sources of the Upper Awash Sub-Basin, Central Ethiopia. Frontiers in Earth Science, 9:656726. [DOI]
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Sikka, Alok K.; Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Pavelic, Paul. 2021. Managing groundwater for building resilience for sustainable agriculture in South Asia. Irrigation and Drainage, 70(3):560-573. (Special issue: Development for Water, Food and Nutrition Security in a Competitive Environment. Selected Papers of the 3rd World Irrigation Forum, Bali, Indonesia) [DOI]
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Reddy, V. R.; Pavelic, Paul; Reddy, M. S. 2021. Participatory management and sustainable use of groundwater: a review of the Andhra Pradesh Farmer-Managed Groundwater Systems project in India. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 21p. (Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) Case Profile Series 05) [DOI]
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Data sharing in transboundary waters: current extent, future potential and practical recommendations (12/08/2021)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2021. Data sharing in transboundary waters: current extent, future potential and practical recommendations. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 8p. (IWMI Water Policy Brief 43) [DOI]
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Prices, loans or ambiguity? Factors influencing groundwater irrigation adoption in Ethiopia (12/08/2021)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2021. Prices, loans or ambiguity? Factors influencing groundwater irrigation adoption in Ethiopia. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 4p. (IWMI Water Policy Brief 42) [DOI]
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Resource book on springshed management in the Indian Himalayan Region: guidelines for policy makers and development practitioners (12/08/2021)
Rathod, Roshan; Kumar, Manish; Mukherji, Aditi; Sikka, Alok; Satapathy, K. K.; Mishra, A.; Goel, S.; Khan, M. 2021. Resource book on springshed management in the Indian Himalayan Region: guidelines for policy makers and development practitioners. : New Delhi, India: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); New Delhi, India: NITI Aayog, Government of India; New Delhi, India: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) 40p. [DOI]
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Durga, N.; Shah, Tushaar; Verma, Shilp; Manjunatha, A. V. 2021. Karnataka’s ‘Surya Raitha’ experiment: lessons for PM–KUSUM. Economic and Political Weekly, 56(48):55-60.
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Coulon, Cecile A.; Pavelic, Paul; Christen, E. 2021. Drivers for progress in groundwater management in Lao People’s Democratic Republic. In Mukherjee, A.; Scanlon, B.; Aureli, A.; Langan, Simon; Guo, H.; McKenzie, A. (Eds.). Global groundwater: source, scarcity, sustainability, security, and solutions. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. pp.451-468. [DOI]
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Adaptation to climate variability in Sri Lanka: a case study of the Huruluwewa Irrigation System in the Dry Zone (11/09/2021)
Amarasinghe, Upali A.; Amarnath, Giriraj; Alahacoon, Niranga; Aheeyar, Mohamed; Chandrasekharan, Kiran; Ghosh, Surajit; Nakada, Toru. 2021. Adaptation to climate variability in Sri Lanka: a case study of the Huruluwewa Irrigation System in the Dry Zone. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 30p. (IWMI Working Paper 200) [DOI]
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Haddaoui, I.; Mateo-Sagasta, Javier. 2021. A review on occurrence of emerging pollutants in waters of the MENA region. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 28(48):68090-68110. [DOI]
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Jedd, T.; Fragaszy, S. R.; Knutson, C.; Hayes, M. J.; Belhaj Fraj, M.; Wall, N.; Svoboda, M.; McDonnell, Rachael. 2021. Drought management norms: is the Middle East and North Africa Region managing risks or crises? Journal of Environment and Development, 30(1):3-40. [DOI]
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Environmental risks from pesticide use: the case of commercial banana farming in northern Lao PDR (10/07/2021)
Wentworth, A.; Pavelic, Paul; Kongmany, S.; Sotoukee, T.; Sengphaxaiyalath, K.; Phomkeona, K.; Deevanhxay, P.; Chounlamany, V.; Manivong, V. 2021. Environmental risks from pesticide use: the case of commercial banana farming in northern Lao PDR. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 66p. (IWMI Research Report 177) [DOI]
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IWMI Annual report 2020 (10/04/2021)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2021. IWMI Annual report 2020. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 62p. [DOI]
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Nepal, S.; Neupane, N.; Belbase, D.; Pandey, Vishnu Prasad; Mukherji, Aditi. 2021. Achieving water security in Nepal through unravelling the water-energy-agriculture nexus. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 37(1):67-93. [DOI]
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Amarasinghe, Upali A.; Sikka, Alok; Mandave, Vidya; Panda, R. K.; Gorantiwar, S.; Chandrasekharan, Kiran; Ambast, S. K. 2021. A re-look at canal irrigation system performance: a pilot study of the Sina Irrigation System in Maharashtra, India. Water Policy, 23(1):114-129. [DOI]
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Utilizing floodwaters for recharging depleted aquifers and sustaining irrigation: lessons from multi-scale assessments in the Ganges River Basin, India (1/12/2021)
Pavelic, Paul; Sikka, Alok; Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Sharma, Bharat R.; Muthuwatta, Lal; Eriyagama, Nishadi; Villholth, Karen G.; Shalsi, S.; Mishra, V. K.; Jha, S. K.; Verma, C. L.; Sharma, N.; Reddy, V. R.; Rout, S. K.; Kant, L.; Govindan, M.; Gangopadhyay, P.; Brindha, K.; Chinnasamy, P.; Smakhtin, V. 2021. Utilizing floodwaters for recharging depleted aquifers and sustaining irrigation: lessons from multi-scale assessments in the Ganges River Basin, India. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 20p. (Groundwater Solutions Initiative for Policy and Practice (GRIPP) Case Profile Series 04) [DOI]
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Assessing the potential for sustainable expansion of small-scale solar irrigation in Sgou and Sikasso, Mali (07/30/2023)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2021. Assessing the potential for sustainable expansion of small-scale solar irrigation in Sgou and Sikasso, Mali. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 8p.
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E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: specialist literature and data review. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (05/31/2023)
Dickens, Chris; Oapos;Brien, G.; Stassen, R.; van der Waal, B.; MacKenzie, J.; Eriyagama, Nishadi; Villholth, Karen; Ebrahim, Girma; Magombeyi, Manuel; Wepener, V.; Gerber, S.; Kaiser, A.; Diedericks, G. 2021. E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: specialist literature and data review. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Washington, DC, USA: USAID 252p. (E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: Report 4) [DOI]
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Accelerating rural energy access for agricultural transformation: contribution of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems to transforming food, land and water systems in a climate crisis (02/17/2022)
Magalhaes, M.; Ringler, C.; Verma, Shilp; Schmitter, Petra. 2021. Accelerating rural energy access for agricultural transformation: contribution of the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems to transforming food, land and water systems in a climate crisis. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) 26p. (WLE Legacy Series 3) [DOI]
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Conservation agriculture: towards managing the water-energy-food nexus in India (01/31/2023)
Sikka, Alok K. 2021. Conservation agriculture: towards managing the water-energy-food nexus in India. Journal of Agricultural Physics, 21(1):135-144.
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Human arsenic exposure risk via crop consumption and global trade from groundwater-irrigated areas (01/31/2022)
Alam, Mohammad F.; Villholth, Karen G.; Podgorski, J. 2021. Human arsenic exposure risk via crop consumption and global trade from groundwater-irrigated areas. Environmental Research Letters, 16(12):124013. [DOI]
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IWMI Annual report 2019 (9/7/2020)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2020. IWMI Annual report 2019. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 60p. [DOI]
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Jampani, M.; Liedl, R.; Hulsmann, S.; Sonkamble, S.; Amerasinghe, Priyanie. 2020. Hydrogeochemical and mixing processes controlling groundwater chemistry in a wastewater irrigated agricultural system of India. Chemosphere, 239:124741. [DOI]
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Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Pavelic, Paul. 2020. Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): exploring potential at the global scale. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 58p. (IWMI Research Report 176) [DOI]
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Doeffinger, T.; Borgomeo, E.; Young, W. J.; Sadoff, Claudia; Hall, J. W. 2020. A diagnostic dashboard to evaluate country water security. Water Policy, 22(5):825-849. [DOI]
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Bogale, A.; Aynalem, D.; Adem, A.; Mekuria, Wolde; Tilahun, S. 2020. Spatial and temporal variability of soil loss in gully erosion in Upper Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia. Applied Water Science, 10(5):106. [DOI]
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Zegeye, A. D.; Langendoen, E. J.; Steenhuis, T. S.; Mekuria, Wolde; Tilahun, S. A. 2020. Bank stability and toe erosion model as a decision tool for gully bank stabilization in sub humid Ethiopian highlands. Ecohydrology and Hydrobiology, 20(2):301-311. [DOI]
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Ananda, J.; Aheeyar, Mohamed. 2020. An evaluation of groundwater institutions in India: a property rights perspective. Environment, Development and Sustainability, 22(6):5731-5749. [DOI]
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Anwar, Arif A.; Ahmad, W. 2020. Precision surface irrigation with conjunctive water use. Sustainable Water Resources Management, 6(5):75. [DOI]
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Convergence and co-financing opportunities for climate-resilient water management (8/25/2020)
Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Sikka, Alok; Verma, Shilp; Adhikari, Dipika; Sudharshan, M.; Santhosh, Harikrishnan. 2020. Convergence and co-financing opportunities for climate-resilient water management. : Bonn, Germany: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH; New Delhi, India: Water Security and Climate Adaptation in Rural India (WASCA) 109p.
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van Koppen, Barbara; Hofstetter, Moritz; Nesamvuni, A. E.; Chiluwe, Q. 2020. Integrated management of multiple water sources for multiple uses: rural communities in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Water SA, 46(1):1-11. [DOI]
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Does increased access to groundwater irrigation through electricity reforms affect agricultural and groundwater outcomes?: evidence from West Bengal, India (7/31/2020)
Mukherji, Aditi; Buisson, Marie-Charlotte; Mitra, Archisman; Banerjee, P. S.; Chowdhury, S. D. 2020. Does increased access to groundwater irrigation through electricity reforms affect agricultural and groundwater outcomes?: evidence from West Bengal, India. Final project report submitted to the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 64p.
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Jampani, Mahesh; Amerasinghe, Priyanie; Liedl, R.; Locher-Krause, K.; Hulsmann, S. 2020. Multi-functionality and land use dynamics in a peri-urban environment influenced by wastewater irrigation. Sustainable Cities and Society, 62:102305. [DOI]
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Ebrahim, Girma Y.; Lautze, Jonathan F.; Villholth, Karen G. 2020. Managed aquifer recharge in Africa: taking stock and looking forward. Water, 12(7):1844. (Special issue: Managed Aquifer Recharge for Water Resilience) [DOI]
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Ferede, M.; Haile, Alemseged Tamiru; Walker, D.; Gowing, J.; Parkin, G. 2020. Multi-method groundwater recharge estimation at Eshito micro-watershed, Rift Valley Basin in Ethiopia. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 65(9):1596-1605. [DOI]
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Osipov, S.; Yermenbai, A.; Akylbekova, A.; Livinsky, Y.; Anarbekov, Oyture. 2020. The negative impact of anthropogenic factors on the state of groundwater of Kazakhstan. News of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Series of Geology and Technical Sciences, 2(440):132-140. [DOI]
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Hanjra, Munir A.; Williams, Timothy O. 2020. Global change and investments in smallholder irrigation for food and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa. In Gomez y Paloma, S.; Riesgo, L.; Louhichi, K. (Eds.). The role of smallholder farms in food and nutrition security. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pp.99-131. [DOI]
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Pandey, Vishnu Prasad; Dhaubanjar, Sanita; Bharati, Luna; Thapa, Bhesh Raj. 2020. Spatio-temporal distribution of water availability in Karnali-Mohana Basin, western Nepal: hydrological model development using multi-site calibration approach (Part-A). Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 29:100690. [DOI]
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Abiye, T. A.; Tshipala, D.; Leketa, K.; Villholth, Karen G.; Ebrahim, Girma Y.; Magombeyi, Manuel; Butler, M. 2020. Hydrogeological characterization of crystalline aquifer in the Hout River Catchment, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Groundwater for Sustainable Development, 11:100406. [DOI]
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Kookana, R. S.; Drechsel, Pay; Jamwal, P.; Vanderzalm, J. 2020. Urbanisation and emerging economies: issues and potential solutions for water and food security. Science of the Total Environment, 732:139057. [DOI]
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Pandey, Vishnu Prasad; Shrestha, Dibesh; Adhikari, M.; Shakya, S. 2020. Streamflow alterations, attributions, and implications in extended East Rapti Watershed, central-southern Nepal. Sustainability, 12(9):3829. (Special issue: Implications of Climate Change for Ecosystems and Society) [DOI]
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Patel, Praharsh M.; Saha, D.; Shah, Tushaar. 2020. Sustainability of groundwater through community-driven distributed recharge: an analysis of arguments for water scarce regions of semi-arid India. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, 29:100680. [DOI]
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Balasubramanya, Soumya; Stifel, David. 2020. Viewpoint: water, agriculture and poverty in an era of climate change: why do we know so little? Food Policy, 93:101905. [DOI]
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Rajan, Abhishek; Ghosh, Kuhelika; Shah, Ananya. 2020. Carbon footprint of India’s groundwater irrigation. Carbon Management, 11(3):265-280. [DOI]
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Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Pavelic, Paul; Sharma, Navneet; Sikka, Alok. 2020. Managed aquifer recharge of monsoon runoff using village ponds: performance assessment of a pilot trial in the Ramganga Basin, India. Water, 12(4):1028. (Special issue: Managed Aquifer Recharge for Water Resilience) [DOI]
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Accelerating irrigation expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa: policy lessons from the global revolution in farmer-led smallholder irrigation (3/31/2020)
Shah, Tushaar; Namara, R.; Rajan, Abhishek. 2020. Accelerating irrigation expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa: policy lessons from the global revolution in farmer-led smallholder irrigation. Washington, DC, USA: World Bank 53p.
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Bharati, Luna; Uhlenbrook, Stefan. 2020. Moving from water problems to water solutions in a climate-challenged world. Rural 21, 54(1):4-7.
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Agriculture and food security (3/27/2020)
De Souza, M.; Nishimura, Y.; Burke, J.; Cudennec, C.; Schmitter, Petra; Haileslassie, Amare; Smith, Mark; Hulsmann, S.; Caucci, S.; Zhang, L.; Stewart, B. 2020. Agriculture and food security. In UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP); UN-Water. The United Nations World Water Development Report 2020: water and climate change. Paris, France: UNESCO. pp.78-95.
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Water availability, infrastructure and ecosystems (3/26/2020)
Smakhtin, V.; Perera, D.; Qadir, M.; Aureli, A.; Carvalho-Resende, T.; Dhot, N.; Findikakis, A.; Villholth, Karen G.; Gurdak, J. J.; Zandaryaa, S.; Hulsmann, S.; Medlicott, K.; Connor, R.; Timmerman, J. 2020. Water availability, infrastructure and ecosystems. In UNESCO World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP); UN-Water. The United Nations World Water Development Report 2020: water and climate change. Paris, France: UNESCO. pp.46-57.
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Pro-poor groundwater development: the case of the Barind experiment in Bangladesh (3/21/2020)
Banerjee, P. S.; de Silva, Sanjiv. 2020. Pro-poor groundwater development: the case of the Barind experiment in Bangladesh. Washington, DC, USA: World Bank 8p. (Water Knowledge Note)
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Groundwater governance and adoption of solar-powered irrigation pumps: experiences from the eastern Gangetic Plains (3/21/2020)
Bastakoti, Ram; Raut, Manita; Thapa, Bhesh Raj. 2020. Groundwater governance and adoption of solar-powered irrigation pumps: experiences from the eastern Gangetic Plains. Washington, DC, USA: World Bank 16p. (Water Knowledge Note)
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Mitigating floods for managing droughts through aquifer storage: an examination of two complementary approaches (3/21/2020)
Pavelic, Paul. 2020. Mitigating floods for managing droughts through aquifer storage: an examination of two complementary approaches. Washington, DC, USA: World Bank 16p. (Water Knowledge Note)
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Rajan, Abhishek; Shah, Tushaar. 2020. Impact of irrigation on India’s dairy economy. Agriculture, 10(3):53. [DOI]
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Balasubramanya, Soumya; Stifel, David; Horbulyk, Ted; Kafle, Kashi. 2020. Chronic kidney disease and household behaviors in Sri Lanka: historical choices of drinking water and agrochemical use. Economics and Human Biology, 37:100862. [DOI]
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Shrestha, S.; Neupane, S.; Mohanasundaram, S.; Pandey, Vishnu P. 2020. Mapping groundwater resiliency under climate change scenarios: a case study of Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. Environmental Research, 183:109149. [DOI]
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Process and benefits of community-led multiple use water services: comparing two communities in South Africa (12/7/2020)
van Koppen, Barbara; Magombeyi, Manuel S.; Jacobs-Mata, Inga; Molose, V.; Phasha, K.; Bophela, T.; Modiba, I.; White, M. 2020. Process and benefits of community-led multiple use water services: comparing two communities in South Africa. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 43p. (IWMI Working Paper 193) [DOI]
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Mukuyu, Patience; Lautze, Jonathan; Rieu-Clarke, A.; Saruchera, D.; McCartney, Matthew. 2020. The devil’s in the details: data exchange in transboundary waters. Water International, 45(7-8):884-900. [DOI]
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Catalyzing farmers’ irrigation investments: recommendations to scale sustainable rural transformation (12/25/2020)
Merrey, D. J.; Schmitter, Petra; Namara, R.; McCornick, P. G. 2020. Catalyzing farmers’ irrigation investments: recommendations to scale sustainable rural transformation. Lincoln, NE, USA: University of Nebraska. Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute (DWFI) 20p.
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Addisie, M. B.; Ayele, G. K.; Hailu, N.; Langendoen, E. J.; Tilahun, S. A.; Schmitter, Petra; Parlange, J.-Y.; Steenhuis, T. S. 2020. Connecting hillslope and runoff generation processes in the Ethiopian highlands: the Ene-Chilala Watershed. Journal of Hydrology and Hydromechanics, 68(4):313-327. [DOI]
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Suhardiman, Diana; Pavelic, Paul; Keovilignavong, Oulavanh; Giordano, M. 2020. Putting farmers’ strategies in the center of agricultural groundwater use in the Vientiane Plain, Laos. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 36(1):149-169. [DOI]
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Shifting gender relations in agriculture and irrigation in the Nepal Tarai-Madhesh (12/16/2020)
Karn, Sujeet; Sugden, Fraser; Sah, K. K.; Maharjan, J.; Shah, T. N.; Clement, F. 2020. Shifting gender relations in agriculture and irrigation in the Nepal Tarai-Madhesh. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems (WLE) 34p. (WLE Research for Development (R4D) Learning Series 10) [DOI]
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Who benefits from farmer-led irrigation expansion in Ethiopia? (11/30/2020)
Kafle, Kashi; Omotilewa, Oluwatoba; Leh, Mansoor. 2020. Who benefits from farmer-led irrigation expansion in Ethiopia? Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: African Development Bank (AfDB) 42p. (African Development Bank Working Paper 341)
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Surinaidu, L.; Amarasinghe, Upali; Maheswaran, R.; Nandan, M. J. 2020. Assessment of long-term hydrogeological changes and plausible solutions to manage hydrological extremes in the transnational Ganga River Basin. H2Open Journal, 3(1):457-480. [DOI]
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Eshete, D. G.; Tilahun, S. A.; Moges, M. A.; Schmitter, Petra; Dokou, Z.; Sinshaw, B. G.; Atalay, E. B.; Moges, M. A.; Takele, D. Y.; Getie, W. A. 2020. Evaluation of shallow ground water recharge and its potential for dry season irrigation at Brante Watershed, Dangila, Ethiopia. In Habtu, N. G.; Ayele, D. W.; Fanta, S. W.; Admasu, B. T.; Bitew, M. A. (Eds.). Advances of science and technology. Proceedings of the 7th EAI International Conference on Advancement of Science and Technology (ICAST 2019), Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 2-4 August 2019. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pp.148-168. (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST) Volume 308) [DOI]
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Compendium on solar powered irrigation systems in India (10/31/2020)
Shirsath, P. B.; Saini, S.; Durga, Neha; Senoner, D.; Ghose, N.; Verma, Shilp; Sikka, Alok. 2020. Compendium on solar powered irrigation systems in India. Wageningen, Netherlands: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) 68p.
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Warner, S.; Chapman, D.; Dickens, Chris. 2020. Good ambient water quality. In Filho, W. L.; Azul, A. M.; Brandli, L.; Salvia, A. L.; Wall, T. (Eds.). Clean water and sanitation. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. 11p. (Online first). (Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals) [DOI]
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Molle, F.; Closas, Alvar. 2020. Why is state-centered groundwater governance largely ineffective?: a review. WIREs Water, 7(1):1-17. [DOI]
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Closas, Alvar; Villholth, Karen G. 2020. Groundwater governance: addressing core concepts and challenges. WIREs Water, 7(1):1-16. [DOI]
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Amarasinghe, Upali; Amarnath, Giriraj; Alahacoon, Niranga; Ghosh, Surajit. 2020. How do floods and drought impact economic growth and human development at the sub-national level in India? Climate, 8(11):123. (Special issue: Climate Change and Water-Related Agricultural Risks) [DOI]
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Arasalingam, Sutharsiny; Manthrithilake, Herath; Pathmarajah, S.; Mikunthan, T.; Vithanage, M. 2020. Geo-statistical approach for prediction of groundwater quality in Chunnakam Aquifer, Jaffna Peninsula. Journal of Jaffna Science Association, 2(1):12-24.
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Balasooriya, S.; Munasinghe, H.; Herath, A. T.; Diyabalanage, S.; Ileperuma, O. A.; Manthrithilake, Herath; Daniel, C.; Amann, K.; Zwiener, C.; Barth, J. A. C.; Chandrajith, R. 2020. Possible links between groundwater geochemistry and chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu): an investigation from the Ginnoruwa Region in Sri Lanka. Exposure and Health, 12(4):823-834. [DOI]
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Waqas, M. M.; Shah, S. H. H.; Awan, Usman Khalid; Waseem, M.; Ahmad, I.; Fahad, M.; Niaz, Y.; Ali, S. 2020. Evaluating the impact of climate change on water productivity of maize in the semi-arid environment of Punjab, Pakistan. Sustainability, 12(9):3905. (Special issue: Climate Resilient Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems) [DOI]
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Joint strategic action plan for the Ramotswa Transboundary Aquifer Area (1/13/2021)
Lazurko, Anita; Lautze, Jonathan; Villholth, Karen G. 2020. Joint strategic action plan for the Ramotswa Transboundary Aquifer Area. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 8p.
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Scaling farmer-led irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa: what does it take? (07/30/2023)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2020. Scaling farmer-led irrigation in Sub-Saharan Africa: what does it take? Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 4p.
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E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: basin report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (05/31/2023)
Dickens, Chris; Oapos;Brien, G.; Magombeyi, Manuel; Mukuyu, Patience; Ndlovu, B.; Eriyagama, Nishadi; Kleynhans, N. 2020. E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: basin report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Washington, DC, USA: USAID 134p. (E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: Report 2) [DOI]
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E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: inception report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) (05/31/2023)
Dickens, Chris; Oapos;Brien, G. 2020. E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: inception report. Project report prepared by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). : Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI); Washington, DC, USA: USAID 64p. (E-flows for the Limpopo River Basin: Report 1) [DOI]
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Dillon, P.; Stuyfzand, P.; Grischek, T.; Lluria, M.; Pyne, R. D. G.; Jain, R. C.; Bear, J.; Schwarz, J.; Wang, W.; Fernandez, E.; Stefan, C.; Pettenati, M.; van der Gun, J.; Sprenger, C.; Massmann, G.; Scanlon, B. R.; Xanke, J; Jokela, P.; Zheng, Y.; Rossetto, R.; Shamrukh, M.; Pavelic, Paul; Murray, E.; Ross, A.; Bonilla Valverde, J. P.; Palma Nava, A.; Ansems, N.; Posavec, K.; Ha, K.; Martin, R.; Sapiano, M. 2019. Sixty years of global progress in managed aquifer recharge. Hydrogeology Journal, 27(1):1-30. [DOI]
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Brindha, K.; Pavelic, Paul; Sotoukee, T. 2019. Environmental assessment of water and soil quality in the Vientiane Plain, Lao PDR. Groundwater for Sustainable Development, 8: 24-30. [DOI]
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Kafle, Kashi; Balasubramanya, Soumya; Horbulyk, Ted. 2019. Prevalence of chronic kidney disease in Sri Lanka: a profile of affected districts reliant on groundwater. Science of the Total Environment, 694:133767. [DOI]
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Cuthbert, M. O.; Taylor, R. G.; Favreau, G.; Todd, M. C.; Shamsudduha, M.; Villholth, Karen G.; MacDonald, A. M.; Scanlon, B. R.; Kotchoni, D. O. V.; Vouillamoz, J.-M.; Lawson, F. M. A.; Adjomayi, P. A.; Kashaigili, J.; Seddon, D.; Sorensen, J. P. R.; Ebrahim, Girma Yimer; Owor, M.; Nyenje, P. M.; Nazoumou, Y.; Goni, I.; Ousmane, B. I.; Sibanda, T.; Ascott, M. J.; Macdonald, D. M. J.; Agyekum, W.; Koussoube, Y.; Wanke, H.; Kim, H.; Wada, Y.; Lo, M.-H.; Oki, T.; Kukuric, N. 2019. Observed controls on resilience of groundwater to climate variability in sub-Saharan Africa. Nature, 572(7768):230-234. [DOI]
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Matheswaran, K.; Khadka, A.; Dhaubanjar, Sanita; Bharati, Luna; Kumar, S.; Shrestha, S. 2019. Delineation of spring recharge zones using environmental isotopes to support climate-resilient interventions in two mountainous catchments in far-western Nepal. Hydrogeology Journal, 27(6):2181-2197. [DOI]
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Ibrakhimov, M.; Awan, U. K.; Sultanov, M.; Akramkhanov, A.; Djumaboev, Kakhramon; Conrad, C.; Lamers, J. 2019. Combining remote sensing and modeling approaches to assess soil salinity in irrigated areas of the Aral Sea Basin. Central Asian Journal of Water Research, 5(2):100-116. [DOI]
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Ebrahim, Girma Y.; Villholth, Karen G.; Boulos, M. 2019. Integrated hydrogeological modelling of hard-rock semi-arid terrain: supporting sustainable agricultural groundwater use in Hout catchment, Limpopo Province, South Africa. Hydrogeology Journal, 27(3):965-981. [DOI]
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Review of water and climate adaptation financing and institutional frameworks in South Asia. Background Paper 3 (5/14/2019)
Suhardiman, Diana; de Silva, Sanjiv; Arulingam, Indika; Rodrigo, Sashan; Nicol, Alan. 2019. Review of water and climate adaptation financing and institutional frameworks in South Asia. Background Paper 3. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 110p. (Climate Risks and Solutions: Adaptation Frameworks for Water Resources Planning, Development and Management in South Asia) [DOI]
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Review of water and climate change policies in South Asia. Background Paper 2 (5/14/2019)
Davis, R.; Hirji, R. 2019. Review of water and climate change policies in South Asia. Background Paper 2. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 120p. (Climate Risks and Solutions: Adaptation Frameworks for Water Resources Planning, Development and Management in South Asia) [DOI]
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Review of climate change science, knowledge and impacts on water resources in South Asia. Background Paper 1 (5/14/2019)
Lacombe, Guillaume; Chinnasamy, Pennan; Nicol, Alan. 2019. Review of climate change science, knowledge and impacts on water resources in South Asia. Background Paper 1. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 73p. (Climate Risks and Solutions: Adaptation Frameworks for Water Resources Planning, Development and Management in South Asia) [DOI]
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Shah, Manisha; Daschowdhury, S.; Shah, Tushaar. 2019. Pro-poor agricultural power policy for West Bengal. Paper presented at the 3rd World Irrigation Forum (WIF3) on Development for Water, Food and Nutrition Security in a Competitive Environment, Bali, Indonesia, 1-7 September 2019. 12p.
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Santhosh, Harikrishnan; Mohan, A.; George, S. L. 2019. Chalakudy River Diversion Scheme, Kerala: does it show the future of canal irrigation in India? Paper presented at the 3rd World Irrigation Forum (WIF3) on Development for Water, Food and Nutrition Security in a Competitive Environment, Bali, Indonesia, 1-7 September 2019. 10p.
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Rajan, Abhishek; Ghosh, Kuhelika. 2019. Energy productivity of Indian agriculture: are energy guzzling districts generating higher agricultural value? Paper presented at the 3rd World Irrigation Forum (WIF3) on Development for Water, Food and Nutrition Security in a Competitive Environment, Bali, Indonesia, 1-7 September 2019. 10p.
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Patel, Praharsh; Saha, D. 2019. Reckoning the ground water recharge in semi-arid region: an assessment of community led policy performance in Saurashtra. Paper presented at the 3rd World Irrigation Forum (WIF3) on Development for Water, Food and Nutrition Security in a Competitive Environment, Bali, Indonesia, 1-7 September 2019. 10p.
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Ghosh, Kuhelika; Rai, G. P. 2019. Piped distribution of irrigation in SSP [Sardar Sarovar Project]: making sense of the chaos. Paper presented at the 3rd World Irrigation Forum (WIF3) on Development for Water, Food and Nutrition Security in a Competitive Environment, Bali, Indonesia, 1-7 September 2019. 7p.
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Towards a new generation of policies and investments in agricultural water in the Arab region: fertile ground for innovation. Background paper prepared for the high level meeting on agricultural water policies and investments (4/23/2020)
Borgomeo, Edoardo; Santos, N. 2019. Towards a new generation of policies and investments in agricultural water in the Arab region: fertile ground for innovation. Background paper prepared for the high level meeting on agricultural water policies and investments. : Rome, Italy: FAO; Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 124p.
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Kolusu, S. R.; Shamsudduha, M.; Todd, M. C.; Taylor, R. G.; Seddon, D.; Kashaigili, J. J.; Ebrahim, Girma Y.; Cuthbert, M. O.; Sorensen, J. P. R.; Villholth, Karen G.; MacDonald, A. M.; MacLeod, D. A. 2019. The El Nino event of 2015-2016: climate anomalies and their impact on groundwater resources in East and Southern Africa. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 23: 1751-1762 [DOI]
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Scott, C. A.; Zhang, F.; Mukherji, A.; Immerzeel, W.; Mustafa, D.; Bharati, Luna; Zhang, H.; Albrecht, T.; Lutz, A.; Nepal, S.; Siddiqi, A.; Kuemmerle, H.; Qadir, M.; Bhuchar, S.; Prakash, A.; Sinha, R. 2019. Water in the Hindu Kush Himalaya. In Wester, P.; Mishra, A.; Mukherji, A.; Shrestha, A. B. (Eds.). The Hindu Kush Himalaya assessment: mountains, climate change, sustainability and people. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pp.257-299.
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Shah, Tushaar. 2019. Canal irrigation performance and impacts: applying contingency theory to irrigation management in India. In Joy, K. J.; Janakarajan, S. (Eds). India’s water futures: emergent ideas and pathways. New York: Routledge. pp.149-177.
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Mechanizing water lifting through pumps: a case study in Sri Lanka (3/22/2019)
Aheeyar, Mohamed; Manthrithilake, Herath; Ranasinghe, Chathuranga; Rengaraj, Manooj; Gamagedara, Yasas; Barron, Jennie. 2019. Mechanizing water lifting through pumps: a case study in Sri Lanka. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 61p. (IWMI Working Paper 188) [DOI]
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Drought-proofing through groundwater recharge: lessons from Chief Ministers’ initiatives in four Indian states (3/21/2020)
Verma, Shilp; Shah, Manisha. 2019. Drought-proofing through groundwater recharge: lessons from Chief Ministers’ initiatives in four Indian states. Washington, DC, USA: World Bank 18p. (Water Knowledge Note)
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Giordano, Meredith; Barron, J.; Unver, O. 2019. Water scarcity and challenges for smallholder agriculture. In Campanhola, C.; Pandey, S. (Eds.). Sustainable food and agriculture: an integrated approach. London, UK: Academic Press; Rome, Italy: FAO. pp.75-94. [DOI]
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IWMI Annual report 2018 (2/20/2020)
International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 2019. IWMI Annual report 2018. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI) 42p. [DOI]
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Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Sikka, Alok K. 2019. Prioritizing land and water interventions for climate-smart villages. Irrigation and Drainage, 68(4):714-728. [DOI]
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Thapa, Bhesh Raj; Ishidaira, H.; Gusyev, M.; Pandey, Vishnu Prasad; Udmale, P.; Hayashi, M.; Shakya, N. M. 2019. Implications of the Melamchi water supply project for the Kathmandu Valley groundwater system. Water Policy, 21(S1):120-137. [DOI]
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Alam, Mohammad Faiz; Pavelic, Paul; Sikka, Alok; Sharma, Navneet. 2019. Underground Transfer of Floods for Irrigation (UTFI): global to field scale assessments. [Abstract only]. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Managed Aquifer Recharge (ISMAR 10) on Managed Aquifer Recharge: Local Solutions to the Global Water Crisis, Madrid, Spain, 20-24 May 2019. pp.440-442.
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Sreedevi, P.D.; Sarah, S.; Ahmed, S.; Pavelic, Paul. 2019. Module III: geohydrology context. in Reddy, V. R.; Syme, G. J.; Tallapragada, C. Integrated approaches to sustainable watershed management in xeric environments: a training manual. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. pp.27-38. [DOI]
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Pakistan: getting more from water (12/30/2019)
Young, W. J.; Anwar, Arif; Bhatti, Tousif; Borgomeo, Edoardo; Davies, S.; Garthwaite, W. R. III; Gilmont, M.; Leb, C.; Lytton, L.; Makin, Ian; Saeed, B. 2019. Pakistan: getting more from water. Washington, DC, USA: World Bank 191p. (Water Security Diagnostics)
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Full cost recovery principle of water use at river basin level: a literature review (12/30/2019)
Akramov, Bekzod; Anarbekov, Oyture. 2019. Full cost recovery principle of water use at river basin level: a literature review. Project report prepared under the European Union Programme on Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Rural Areas in Uzbekistan. Component 1: National policy framework for water governance and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). Tashkent, Uzbekistan: European Union; Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. 19p.
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Assessment of the current situation of the Aksu River Basin in Kashkadarya Region: analytical report. In Russian (12/30/2019)
Anarbekov, Oyture; Gaypnazarov, Norboy; Akramov, Isomiddin; Gafurov, Zafar; Djumaboev, Kakhramon; Solieva, Umida; Khodjaev, Shovkat; Yuldashev, Tulkin; Akramov, Bekzod; Murzaeva, Makhliyo. 2019. Assessment of the current situation of the Aksu River Basin in Kashkadarya Region: analytical report. In Russian. Project report prepared under the European Union Programme on Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Rural Areas in Uzbekistan. Component 1: National policy framework for water governance and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM). Tashkent, Uzbekistan: European Union; Tashkent, Uzbekistan: Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH. 58p. (Also in English/Uzbek)
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Chinnasamy, Pennan; Shrestha, S. R. 2019. Melamchi water supply project: potential to replenish Kathmandu’s groundwater status for dry season access. Water Policy, 21(S1):29-49. [DOI]
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Yimam, A. Y.; Bekele, A. M.; Nakawuka, Prossie; Schmitter, Petra; Tilahun, S. A. 2019. Rainfall-runoff process and groundwater recharge in the Upper Blue Nile Basin: the case of Dangishta Watershed. In Zimale, F. A.; Nigussie, T. E.; Fanta, S. W. (Eds.). Advances of science and technology. Proceedings of the 6th EAI International Conference on Advancement of Science and Technology (ICAST 2018), Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, 5-7 October 2018. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. pp.536-549. (Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering (LNICST) Volume 274) [DOI]
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Guideline: selection, training and managing para-hydrologists (11/8/2019)
Walker, D.; Haile, Alemseged Tamiru; Gowing, J.; Forsythe, N.; Parkin, G. 2019. Guideline: selection, training and managing para-hydrologists. Oxford, UK: University of Oxford. REACH Programme 31p. (REACH Working Paper 6)
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Guideline: community-based hydroclimate monitoring. Planning, establishing and operating (11/8/2019)
Walker, D.; Haile, Alemseged Tamiru; Gowing, J.; Legesse, Y.; Gebrehawariat, G.; Hundie, H; Berhanu, D.; Parkin, G. 2019. Guideline: community-based hydroclimate monitoring. Planning, establishing and operating. Oxford, UK: University of Oxford. REACH Programme 59p. (REACH Working Paper 5)
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Walker, D.; Parkin, G.; Gowing, J.; Haile, Alemseged Tamiru. 2019. Development of a hydrogeological conceptual model for shallow aquifers in the data scarce Upper Blue Nile Basin. Hydrology, 6(2):1-24. [DOI]
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Pandey, Vishnu Prasad; Dhaubanjar, Sanita; Bharati, Luna; Thapa, Bhesh Raj. 2019. Hydrological response of Chamelia Watershed in Mahakali Basin to climate change. Science of the Total Environment, 650(Part 1):365-383. [DOI]
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Tirupathi, C.; Shashidhar, T.; Pandey, Vishnu P.; Shrestha, S. 2019. Fuzzy-based approach for evaluating groundwater sustainability of Asian cities. Sustainable Cities and Society, 44:321-331. [DOI]
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Strategic use of groundwater-based solutions for drought risk reduction and climate resilience in Asia and beyond. Contributing paper to Global Assessment Report on disaster risk reduction (GAR 2019) (10/31/2019)
Shivakoti, B. R.; Villholth, Karen G.; Pavelic, Paul; Ross, A. 2019. Strategic use of groundwater-based solutions for drought risk reduction and climate resilience in Asia and beyond. Contributing paper to Global Assessment Report on disaster risk reduction (GAR 2019). 20p.
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