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Policy Brief
ACIAR Policy Brief
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Groundwater can provide irrigation for rural communities where surface water is absent or unreliable. Technical, institutional and capacity limits have prevented rural communities from using groundwater for irrigation, and researchers have not demonstrated how to extract and use groundwater effectively for agriculture. A recent Australian-funded...
Commissioned Report
Lao PDR has a long way to go in addressing the drought risks substantially. Some of the issues needing immediate attention are as follows: 1. There is a need for promoting research, technical and practice-oriented, to understand the drought characteristics and addressing the drought risks at all level. 2. Prepare drought risk and vulnerability maps...