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Highlighted at this week’s Ecosystem Services Partnership Conference, Bali’s traditional rice terrace farming, the subak system, provides a good illustration of the reciprocal relationship between agriculture and ecosystem services. Based on wisdom accumulated over 1000 years, the “subak system” was developed so that farmers could collectively manage their shared irrigation infrastructure.
Published in Bali

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The Cañete River Basin has been internationally recognized for its importance in regulating water flow and conserving biological diversity. Communities throughout the basin depend on its water for their livelihoods, but inequality in the distribution of benefits from the basin has motivated the Peruvian government to consider methods to improve equity.
Published in Peruvian Coast

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