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Sustainability of Rice Terrace Systems

The project sustainability of rice terrace systems address the sustainability of traditional rice terrace systems in Asia with research conducted on the Ifugao rice terrace system in the Philippines and the Hani rice terrace system in China as case studies. 

The project is funded by the Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research.

Hani Terrace Study

Submitted by archana on October 5, 2015 - 4:39pm

This section describes the research conducted for ensuring water security in the Hani Rice Terraces. The aim of the research was to a) Understand the water system in the area and its role in the terrace system b) Develop a process set for modeling a complex hydrological system with different landscape elements c) Assess the balance between water demand and availability using tools like the water scarcity index under present and future climate conditions d) study and propose institutional and governance interventions alongwith structural interventions for effective water management in the area

Ifugao Terrace Study

Submitted by srikantha on October 5, 2015 - 4:40pm

This section describes the studies carried out at the Ifugao rice terraces. The overall focus is the sustainability of the systems from environmental, social and economic perspectives. Thress specific research topics (a) The stability of slopes under present and future rain conditions (b) Potential for Muyong Rice Terraces to be placed under REDD+ programme and (c) Localise weather monitoring and forecasting are described here.