Rivers Network

Sharing Knowledge - Raising Awareness - Bridging River's Advocates

Bali (3)

Sources of data and referencesSources and references - Data Bases

Support local communities in establishing sustainable solutions to protect, rehabilitate & preserve this unique natural & cultural treasure.Since 1998 the Tukad Petanu river has been devastated though illegal mining of paras stone along the river bed. The riparian zone of the river has been and continues to be seriously degradated.

Generated by WebThumbnail.org

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.

Recent South Asia