General Summary on Southern and Eastern Asia
The 21 countries studied in this report have been grouped into five sub-regions showing some kind of homogeneity in their hydro-climatic and socio-economic conditions. For the purposes of this study, these sub-regions are referred to as: Indian subcontinent, Eastern Asia, Far East, Southeast and Islands.
This section briefly presents the particularities which can be observed at national and regional level, as well as trends which emerge from the information which was collected. The section is divided into the following sub-sections: