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AWW2013: Revitalizing Asia's irrigation: an Action Agenda by Thierry Facon and Louise Whiting

AWW2013: Revitalizing Asia's irrigation: an Action Agenda by Thierry Facon and Louise Whiting

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AWW2013: Revitalizing Asia's irrigation:
an Action Agenda by Thierry Facon and Louise Whiting
AWW2013: Revitalizing Asia's irrigation:
an Action Agenda by Thierry Facon and Louise Whiting

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'an Action Agenda
 ADB Water Week, Manila, 13 March 2013 ADB Water Week, Manila, 13 March 2013
ThierryThierry FaconFaconand Louise Whitingand Louise Whiting FA RegionaFA Regiona ice or Asia an te Paciicice or Asia an te Paciic
 
 A Regional Initiative for Revitalizing A Regional Initiative for Revitalizingrrgaon an grcuura aerrrgaon an grcuura aerGovernance in the Asia PacificGovernance in the Asia Pacific
Launched by FAO and IWMI at the 1Launched by FAO and IWMI at the 1
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 Asia AsiaPacific Water Summit (Beppu, 2007):Pacific Water Summit (Beppu, 2007):
Sector and food security neglectedSector and food security neglected
Lack of change in the sector to address presentLack of change in the sector to address presentand new challengesand new challenges
 A project to design and develop the A project to design and develop theinitiative and mobilize partnersinitiative and mobilize partners
 
Initiative Rationale
Irrigated agriculture is essential to the achievement of Irrigated agriculture is essential to the achievement of human development and environmental targets in the Asiahuman development and environmental targets in the AsiaPacific.Pacific.
These targets will not be met unless the sector departsThese targets will not be met unless the sector departs----  innovative, forwardinnovative, forward--looking and effective strategies.looking and effective strategies.
Prod and enable actors in the region at all levels to takeProd and enable actors in the region at all levels to take
 
effective action.effective action.
Build on the existing capacity of the various actors of theBuild on the existing capacity of the various actors of thethat it can move towards greater food security, povertythat it can move towards greater food security, povertyalleviation, environmental sustainability and climate changealleviation, environmental sustainability and climate changereaness.reaness.

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