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Irrigation in Southern and Eastern Asia in figures. AQUASTAT Survey - 2011

Irrigation in Southern and Eastern Asia in figures. AQUASTAT Survey - 2011
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). August 2012
  • This AQUASTAT report presents the most recent information available on water resources and their use in the 22 countries of the Southern and Eastern Asia region, and analyses the changes that have occurred since the first AQUASTAT survey in 1999. It gives a more detailed description of four transboundary river basins in the region, highlighting the different levels of cooperation and the agreements between countries located in the same river basin: the Ganges┐Brahmaputra┐Meghna basin, the Indus basin, the Mekong basin and the Salween basin.
  • Geographical coverage: Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Korea (Democratic People's Republic of), Korea (Republic of), Lao People's Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia , Myanmar , Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea , Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam, Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna River Basin, Indus River Basin, Mekong River Basin, Salween River Basin
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Dams, Disease, Environment, Food security, Health, Information and data, Infrastructure, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Irrigation, Legal aspects, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), State of water resources, Transboundary waters, Water demand, Water management, Water policy, Water quality, Watersheds
  • Main target audience: Development agencies, International organizations, National administrations, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Assessment
  • Type of resource: Glossary, Indicators, Maps, Survey results
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Published in 2015