Publications

The Diverse Benefits of Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD)

Rice is a staple for half the world’s population, thus its impact on land and water use is immense. Standard production practices using continuous flooding (CF) are resource intensive ... Learn more

Vehicles for scaling out mitigation options in rice production in Vietnam: Cooperative and contract farming systems for water management

Greenhouse gas emissions from rice production have been identified as a key mitigation focus for Vietnam ... Learn more

Methane Emission Factors for Rice Production in the Mekong River Delta

This is an info note elaborating on a study of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) conducted by Vo et al. (2018) on methane emission from rice cultivation in different agro- ... Learn more

An investment plan for low-emission rice production in the Mekong River Delta region in support of Vietnam's Nationally Determined Contribution to the Paris Agreement

Rice production is integral to agriculture and food security ... Learn more

Adaptation, mitigation and food security: Multi-criteria ranking system for climate-smart agriculture technologies illustrated for rainfed rice in Laos

Climate-smart Agriculture (CSA) represents a commonly accepted term in referring to intended changes in ... Learn more

Potential and versatility of WEAP model (Water Evaluation and Planning System) for hydrological assessments of AWD (Alternate Wetting and Drying) in irrigated rice

The production of irrigated rice is increasingly challenged by freshwater ... Learn more

Reviewing Vietnam's Nationally Determined Contribution: A New Perspective Using the Marginal Cost of Abatement

The processes countries use to revise their Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the UNFCCC's ... Learn more

How does burning of rice straw affect CH4 and N2O emissions? A comparative experiment of different on-field straw management practices

Open-burning of rice straw residues pollutes the air and contributes to global warming through emissions ... Learn more

Rural outmigration – feminization – agricultural production nexus: Case of Vietnam

This study unravels the implications of outmigration for farm labour availability, managerial feminization, women’s agency, and farm production. Findings suggest ... Learn more

Introducing a new tool for greenhouse gas calculation tailored for cropland: rationale, operational framework and potential application

The new GHG calculator named SECTOR (Source-selective and Emission-adjusted GHG CalculaTOR for ... Learn more

Methane emission from rice cultivation in different agro-ecological zones of the Mekong river delta: seasonal patterns and emission factors for baseline water management

This study comprises a set of methane emission ... Learn more

Contribution of fallow periods between rice crops to seasonal GHG emissions: effect of water and tillage management

Irrigated rice cultivation is a major source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from agriculture. Methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) are ... Learn more

Increasing sensitivity of methane emission measurements in rice through deployment of ‘closed chambers’ at nighttime

This study comprises field experiments on methane emissions from rice fields conducted with an Eddy- ... Learn more

The effective mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions from rice paddies without compromising yield by early-season drainage

Global rice production systems face two opposing challenges: the need to increase production to accommodate the world's ... Learn more

Paddy soil drainage influences residue carbon contribution to methane emissions

Water drainage is an important mitigation option for reducing CH4 (methane) emissions from residue-amended paddy soils. Several studies have indicated a long- ... Learn more

Co-design and assessment of mitigation practices in rice production systems: A case study in northern Vietnam

Rice production systems are an important source of agricultural greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Mitigation techniques, such as alternate ... Learn more

Measuring GHG Emissions from Rice Production in Quang Nam Province (Central Vietnam): Emission Factors for Different Landscapes and Water Management Practices

This study comprises greenhouse gas (GHG) ... Learn more

Mitigating CH4 and N2O emissions from intensive rice production systems in northern Vietnam: Efficiency of drainage patterns in combination with rice residue incorporation

Rice production systems are an important source of ... Learn more

Early drainage mitigates methane and nitrous oxide emissions from organically amended paddy soils

Elevated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, particularly of methane (CH4) from flooded rice production systems contribute to global warming. Different crop ... Learn more

Climate-Determined Suitability of the Water Saving Technology "Alternate Wetting and Drying" in Rice Systems: A Scalable Methodology demonstrated for a Province in the Philippines

70% of the world’s freshwater is used for irrigated ... Learn more

Methods for Measuring Greenhouse Gas Balances and Evaluating Mitigation Options in Smallholder Agriculture

This book provides standards and guidelines for quantifying greenhouse gas emissions and removals in smallholder agricultural ... Learn more

Climate-based suitability assessment for alternate wetting and drying water management in the Philippines: a novel approach for mapping methane mitigation potential in rice production

The ‘alternate wetting and ... Learn more

Water security threats demand new collaborations: Lessons from the Mekong River Basin

Water security threats demand new collaborations: Lessons from the Mekong River Basin is an Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ... Learn more

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