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  • AKRSP(I)'s experience in integrated management for sustainable use of water resources in saline area - Mangrol (Junagadh).

    Author(s) : Vahora, M. S.Mori, P. K.

    Author Affiliation : Aga Khan Rural Support Programme, Gujarat, India.

    Editors : Patel, N. C.Subbaiah, R.Chauhan, P. M.Patel, K. C.Nandasana, J. N.

    Book chapter; Conference paper : Sustainable management of water resources 2005 pp.186-191

    Conference Title : National Conference on Sustainable Management of Water Resources, Junagadh, India, 28-29 January 2005.

    Abstract : SalinitysalinitySubject Category: Properties
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    ingress, the most serious problem in the coastal aquifersaquifersSubject Category: Topographic Features
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    , is mainly due to overexploitation of groundwater reserves more than the natural recharge. This problem is compounded by the scarcity of rainfall. The ingress is extending by 0.5 km every year. Necessary measures should be undertaken to arrest the further expansion into the land. Emphasis is given on a low-cost technology developed under the Aga Khan foundation which is adopted at a mass scale in the villages like Sangawada, Seriyaj, Talodara and Chakhava. The groundwater is the major source of irrigationirrigationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    in Junagadh programme area (GujaratgujaratSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    ) of the Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP). The programme involves several activities (physical and social) to combat salinity ingress. Physical activities include water conservationwater conservationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , water managementwater managementSubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    and drinking waterdrinking waterSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    related activities, while social activities include community organizing and building awarenessawarenessSubject Category: Properties
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    through mass communication.

    ISBN : 8179060950

    Record Number : 20063128990

    Publisher : Himanshu Publications

    Location of publication : Udaipur

    Country of publication : India

    Language of text : English

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    Descriptor(s) : appropriate technologyappropriate technologySubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , aquifersaquifersSubject Category: Topographic Features
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    , awarenessawarenessSubject Category: Properties
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    , coastal areascoastal areasSubject Category: Habitats
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    , community involvementcommunity involvementSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , development programmesdevelopment programmesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , drinking waterdrinking waterSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , groundwater rechargegroundwater rechargeSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , hydraulic structureshydraulic structuresSubject Category: Infrastructure
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    , irrigationirrigationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , mass mediamass mediaSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , non-governmental organizationsnon-governmental organizationsSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , saline watersaline waterSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , salinitysalinitySubject Category: Properties
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    , salt water intrusionsalt water intrusionSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , social participationsocial participationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , sustainabilitysustainabilitySubject Category: Properties
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    , water availabilitywater availabilitySubject Category: Properties
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    , water conservationwater conservationSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , water managementwater managementSubject Category: Disciplines, Occupations and Industries
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    , water resourceswater resourcesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , water usewater useSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , water use efficiencywater use efficiencySubject Category: Properties
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    , wellswellsSubject Category: Infrastructure
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    Identifier(s) : citizen participation, development programsdevelopment programsSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , intermediate technology, news media, NGOs, nongovernmental organizations, salt water, water resource management, watering

    Geographical Location(s) : GujaratgujaratSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    Broader term(s) : IndiaindiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , Commonwealth of Nationscommonwealth of nationsSubject Category: Institutions and Organisations
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    , Developing Countriesdeveloping countriesSubject Category: Miscellaneous
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    , South Asiasouth asiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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    , AsiaasiaSubject Category: Geographic Entities
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