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AHAR: Northern India, earth contour bund to retain floodwater, Section 5.3.3.

ATAJADIZO: Mexico, silt-trap dam for water storage in the sediment, Section 6.3.3.

CORDONS: Francophone West Africa, stone contour lines, maybe with planted vegetation, Section 7.2.2.

CUVETTE: Francophone West Africa, shallow basins which collect surface run-off for cereal or fodder production in the basin, Section 5.3.1 and 7.1.2.

DIGUE: Mali, large flood diversion bund with control gates, Section 5.3.4.

DIGUETTE: Burkina Faso, semi-circular small walls of earth or stone to retain surface run-off for improved cropping of cereals or fodder, Section 7.1.2.

FANYA JUU: Kenya, literally 'throw uphill', a kind of terracing where soil is excavated and thrown uphill to form a bank" Section 4.3 and Figure 4.2.

GESSOUR (also Jessour): Tunisia, terraced valley bottoms, Section 5.3.2.

GILGAI: Australia, broken uneven surface of clay soils with humps and hollows, Section 5.4.

HAFIRS: Arabic-speaking Africa, excavated water storage tanks, Section 5.4.

KAIR: USSR, farming of seasonally flooded river bank terraces, Section 5.3.1.

KHADIN: Northern India, Rajasthan, earth dam to retain floodwater for inundation and cropping of reservoir floor, Section 5.3.3.

KHAKI: Turkmenistan, USSR, run-off farming with floodwater, Section 5.3.1.

KHARIF: India, the summer monsoon season, Section 5.3.3.

KHUL: Northern India and Pakistan, irrigation canals cut into steep valley sides, Section 5.3.2.

KUSKABA: Pakistan, inundation farming using floodwater, also SAILABAS, Section 5.3.3.

LIMAN: USSR, run-off farming by spreading floodwater with large earth banks, Section 5.3.2.

LUNETTE: Francophone Africa, shallow half -moon depressions for tree planting, Section 7.2.2.

MESKAT: Tunisia, run-off farming of olives, using shaped catchment areas and conducting channels, Section 5.3.2.

MULGA: Australia, local name for Acacia aneura, an unpalatable shrub, Section 5.3.2.

MURUNDUM: Brazil, large earth banks for interception and storage of storm run-off on arable lands, Section 4.3.1 and 5.3.2.

NEGARIN: Israeli term, derived from 'neger' meaning run-off, and applied to several different types of surface shaping into small basins or microcatchments, Section 7.2.2.

PANI PANCHAYAT: India, a local water management committee for all water affairs Section 1.1.

PNUDIVALE: Portugal, shallow surface drains; with slight ridge formation, on arable lands with mechanized farming, Section 5.4.

PYNE: India, flood diversion canals above river bed level to divert high stage floods for inundation farming, Section 5.3.4.

QANAT: Iran and other countries in northern Africa and western Asia. Also called 'karez', 'foggara', and 'falaj'. Horizontal wells, Section 6.5.2.

RABI: India, the dry post-monsoon winter cropping period, Section 5.3.3.

SAILABA: Pakistan, inundation farming using floodwater, also called kuskabas, Section 5.3.3.

SAWAGI: Yemen Arab Republic, supplementary irrigation using collected run-off on rainfed cultivated terraces, Section 5.3.2.

SAYL: Yemen Arab Republic, irrigation by floods diverted from wadis onto levelled, cultivated terraces, Section 5.3.2.

TERA: Sudan, basins behind earth bunds for inundation cropping, Section 5.3.3.

TRINCHERA: Latin America, silt-trap dam for water storage in the sediment, Section 6.3.3.

VAZANTE: Brazil, areas inundated by run-off stored behind semi-circular earth banks, Section 5.3.3.

WADI: Arabic-speaking Africa, usually dry streambed, with intermittent flash floods, Section 5.3.2.

WARABUNDI: India and Pakistan, a locally managed irrigation water committee - pukka warabundi with a formal structure based on legislation, katcha warabundi without formal structure, Section 1.1.

WARPING: China, irrigating with sediment-laden water to maintain fertility, Section 5.3.4.

ZAI: Burkina Faso, small excavated basins or 'water pockets', similar to 'cuvettes' Section 5.3.1.

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