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Cases Database

Provide us with your experiences, insights and lessons to be shared in implementing sustainable water management practices that harmonize the requirements for food and ecosystems.
How
Send your contributions to: wfe2005@fao.org with the subject: E-forum Case
What
To facilitate the processing of your contributions, and enhance the accessibility of the data-base, please follow the following format-guidelines:
1.   A summary sheet of your case: general description, practices, conclusions and issues, as well as your proposal for a statement or recommendation for the conference. [E-Forum Case summary sheet guidelines]
2.   Supporting background material of your case that can be taken up in the data-base. In pdf-format, word, or url-web linkages.

Case Studies


Theme 1 - Fostering Implementation: Know-how for Action

  Addressing The Impact of Livestock on Water Availability and Quality
01_AGAL-FAO
  Use of wastewater in irrigated agriculture: The water chain approach.
02_Frans Huibers
  A Composite Approach to the Assessment of Irrigation Impacts on Fisheries: Adaptive, Participatory and Integrated Assessment (APIA)
03_ Sophie Nguyen Khoa
  Sustainable wetland management and food security: the role of integrated multiple use regimes in the upper Baro River basin, south-west Ethiopia
Adrian Wood and Alan Dixon Adrian
Attachment to the contribution of Bruce Lankford The River Basin Game: A role-playing board game for initiating discussions on visions and strategies of water allocation (A case study in Tanzania)
Bruce Lankford
Attachment to the contribution of Bruce Lankford Resource-centred thinking in river basins; should we revoke the crop water requirement approach to irrigation planning? (A case study in Tanzania)
Bruce Lankford
  Tisza River Basin - Romania
Ciprian Popovici
  Managing water for agriculture and environment:East Rapti River Basin, Nepal
Dhruba Pant
  The Gef Hai Basin Integrated Water and Environment Project in China
Douglas C. Olson
  The Restoration of the Chilika Lagoon, a coastal wetland in India: The Achievement of Combined Integrated Water Resources Management and Enhanced Community Participation
Dr. A. Pattnaik
  Water-saving in Rice-based Ecosystems
Dr. Ir. Huib Hengsdijk
  Assessment of water resources of Sabarmati river basin, India
Dr. S.A. Kulkarni
  Dialogue on Water, Food and Environment Case study on Coastal Lagoons along the Eastern Shore of Cap Bon, Tunisia
Hans W. Wolter
  Tools for the Management of the Hydric Sources of microcuencas Altoandinas
Have Willet
  Mekong River Delta: effective water control for solving conflicts among agriculture-fisheries-aquaculture in coastal zones.
Hoanh, Chu
  Management of Spatial and Temporal Variability of Water Productivity in the Syr-Darya Basin, Central Asia
Iskandar Abdullaev
Attachment to the contribution of Iskandar Abdullaev Improving Water Management by Better Water Distribution in the Tertiary Canals of Central Asia
Iskandar Abdullaev
  Still waters run deep: (Non-)Participation in Multi-Stakeholder Platforms
Jeroen F. Warner
  Kerala Context
Katharina Ganz
  Honduran Water Platform
Kenneth Rivera A.
  The GEF International Waters Learning Exchange and  Resource Network (IWLEARN): Strengthening Transboundary Waters Management via information sharing and learning among stakeholders
Madiodio Niasse
  Managing the Maludam Agro-ecosystem, Sarawak, Malaysia
Manggil/Tonga/Schrevel
Attachment to the contribution of María Cecilia Roa y Sandra Brown Jóvenes e Investigación en Agua
María Cecilia Roa y Sandra Brown
  Local Wisdom for River Basin Management: Thai Baan Research in the Songkhram River Basin
Richard Friend
  Aquatic Resources, Food Security & Nutrition in Lao PDR; A Case Study From Attapeu Province
Richard Friend, Eric Meusch and Simon Funge-Smith
  Predicting the water requirements of river fisheries
Robin Welcomme
  Agriculture Consumes & Produces Water Farmers and Soils Determine Green and Blue Water Flows -Save Basin in Zimbabwe
Sjef Kauffman
  Genero, Mujer, Poder y Agua en una Cuenca Andina: Río El Ángel
Susan V. Poats
  Participación Local y Aprendizaje Social a Múltiples Escalas en el Manejo de Cuencas Andinas: Ecuador
Susan V. Poats
Attachment to the contribution of Uijterlinde/Poos/Lazaroms Interest, pay and say of farmers and nature conservers in Dutch local water management.
Uijterlinde/Poos/Lazaroms
  Knowledge for Decision Making in the Pantanal: Integration of Technical, Ecological and Socio-economic Aspects
Wageningen/Kettelhut
  The Niger, a Lifeline: Economic and Ecological Outcomes of Effective Water Management in the Upper Niger River Basin
Zwarts/van Beukering/Kone/Wymenga

Theme 2 - The 'new economy' for water for food and ecosystems

  New Perspectives on the Impacts of Irrigation on Fisheries
Sophie Nguyen Khoa
  The Three Levels of Efficient Water Use
Arjen Hoekstra
  Green Water Credits
David Dent
  Culture, Irrigation, and Ecosystems in the northern Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico (USA)
David J. Groenfeldt
Attachment to the contribution of Diana Lucía. Maya V. y Daniel Castillo B Análisis de la acción colectiva para el Manejo de cuencas Estudio piloto-cuenca de la Laguna de Fuquene, Colombia
Diana Lucía. Maya V. y Daniel Castillo B
  Income Accounting Framework
Dr. Caroline Sullivan
  Water Poverty Index
Dr. Caroline Sullivan
Attachment to the contribution of Hermans/van Halsema/Kadigi/Sokile/Mahoo Supporting Local IWRM in Mkoji Sub-Catchment, United Republic of Tanzania: Some Lessons on Water Valuation and Institutional Development
Hermans/van Halsema/Kadigi/Sokile/Mahoo
  Bio-Physical Requirements and Socio-Economic Acceptance of Infield Rainwater Harvesting and Conservation in the Semi-arid Central Region of South Africa
J.J. Botha, G. Kundhlande and A.J. Sanewe
  Caso Cuenca Laguna de Fúquene (Colombia)
Marcela Quintero and Rubén Darío Estrada
  Community-based Water and Land Participatory Decision Making in the Senegal River
Ms Mame Dagou
  Un fideicomiso como herramienta financiera para la conservación y el cuidado del agua, el caso del Fondo ambiental del agua en Quito, Ecuador
Pablo Lloret
  Pago por servicios ambientales, una alternativa que contribuye al manejo y conservación de bosques y páramos, Cantón Pimampiro, Provincia de Imbabura, Ecuador.
Silvia Ortega
Attachment to the contribution of Stef Smits Understanding the Basic Human Needs Reserve and the Ecological Reserve in the Sand River catchment, South Africa
Stef Smits
  Sharing Water Between Society and Ecosystems
Wallace/Acreman/Sullivan
  Economics of Water Harvesting for Improved Rainfed Agriculture in Africa
Wattenbach/Beernaerts/Dixon/Upton

Theme 3 - An enabling environment

Attachment to the contribution of Bron/Ortiz Rendón/Karar/Fehér Selected Case Studies and Success Factors
Bron/Ortiz Rendón/Karar/Fehér
  The "Dead Sea" Project: Is a More Sustainable Water Management in the Dead Sea Basin Possible?
Clive Lipchin
  Culture, Irrigation, and Ecosystems in the northern Rio Grande Basin, New Mexico (USA)
David J. Groenfeldt
  The Restoration of the Chilika Lagoon, a coastal wetland in India: The Achievement of Combined Integrated Water Resources Management and Enhanced Community Participation
Dr. A. Pattnaik
  Integrated Water Resource Management Organized Under Local Rights Framework: Some Lessons Learned for the Andean Region
Dr. Ingo Gentes
  Water, Food and Environment Dialogue on the Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Agricultural Water Management in the CEE Region
Dr. Istvan Ijjas
Attachment to the contribution of Dr. Istvan Ijjas Water, Food and Environment Dialogue on the Implementation of the EU Water Framework Directive in Agricultural Water Management in the CEE Region
Dr. Istvan Ijjas
  How Public Participation Shifted Top-down Planning into Bottom-up Planning. A Case Study in the Bacchigliore River Basin (Veneto Region, Italy)
Erich Roberto Trevisiol
  Efficiency in Canal Irrigation Water Management Through Water Users Association(WUA): Karnataka State, India
Gangadharappa/Ganesamoorthi/Shivamurthy/Ranganatha
Attachment to the contribution of Hermans/van Halsema/Kadigi/Sokile/Mahoo Supporting Local IWRM in Mkoji Sub-Catchment, United Republic of Tanzania: Some Lessons on Water Valuation and Institutional Development
Hermans/van Halsema/Kadigi/Sokile/Mahoo
  IFAD and Pro Poor Water Development in the Context of PRSPs
IFAD
  Placing Institutional Interventions in Their Context: Groundwater Management in Guanajuato, Mexico.
Jaime Hoogesteger
  Still waters run deep: (Non-)Participation in Multi-Stakeholder Platforms
Jeroen F. Warner
  Honduran Water Platform
Kenneth Rivera A.
Attachment to the contribution of Lazaroms/Koemans/Uijterlinde/van Dijk/Raven Success Factors in Self-financing Local Water Management
Lazaroms/Koemans/Uijterlinde/van Dijk/Raven
  Governance Issues and National Water Law: National Case Studies in Governance
Lazaroms/Poos
Attachment to the contribution of Olga Zhovtonog Case study project: Watermuk in Ukraine
Olga Zhovtonog
  Watershed Management Coordinating Council (WMCC) Advocacy on Saving Davao City’s Present and Future Domestic Water Supply
Patrick Guasa
  Linking Land and Water Governance
R.Cleveringa/ A.Nepveu de V.
  Water Law And Indigenous Rights: Towards recognition of indigenous and local water rights and management rules in national legislation.
Rutgerd Boelens
  Consequences of success: widespread adoption of ndiva (night storage reservoirs) technology in Pangani, Tanzania
SSI Consortium researchers
  Managing Water Conflicts Through Dialogue in Pangani Basin, Tanzania
Sarmett/Burra/van Klinken/West
  Learning Lessons from Surface Water Conflicts in Mexico
Sergio Vargas
Attachment to the contribution of Uijterlinde/Poos/Lazaroms Interest, pay and say of farmers and nature conservers in Dutch local water management
Uijterlinde/Poos/Lazaroms
  Participatory Irrigation Management in Morocco
van Vuren/Papin/El-Haouari
Attachment to the contribution of van der Werff/Mora A Common Central American Policy for Water Initiated in the Grande de Tárcoles River Basin in Costa Rica
van der Werff/Mora
Attachment to the contribution of van der Werff/Paranjpye Negotiated River Basin Management in the Bhima River Basin, India
van der Werff/Paranjpye
Attachment to the contribution of van der Werff/Pollard The Save the Sand Project: A negotiated River Basin Management Initiative in South Africa
van der Werff/Pollard
Attachment to the contribution of van der Werff/Tejada Negotiated River Basin Management in the Cotahuasi Basin, Arequipa, Peru
van der Werff/Tejada