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Conference Papers & Reports
December 2002
Nepal
Indonesia
Philippines
Sri Lanka
China
Vietnam
Australia
Japan
Reports & Research
December 2001
China
India
Indonesia
Japan
Philippines
Portugal
United States of America
Eastern Africa

More irrigated land is devoted to rice than to any other crop. A method to save water in irrigated rice cultivation is the intermittent drying of the rice fields, known as alternate wet/dry irrigation (AWDI). This report reviews previous studies in AWDI, with a focus on mosquito vector control, water saving, and rice yields. Examples are provided from a number of countries.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2006
Sri Lanka
China
Japan
Republic of Korea
Indonesia

A pre-conference to Humid Tropical Ecosystems, 5 -9 December, 2006, Kandy, Sri Lanka, commemorating the 50th anniversary of UNESCO Humid Tropics Programme Organized by United Nations University and the International Water Management Institute.

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
September 2008
Republic of Korea
Taiwan
Japan
Eastern Asia
Oceania

The story of agricultural policy in Northeast Asia over the past 50 years illustrates the dramatic changes that can occur in distortions to agricultural incentives faced by producers and consumers at different stages of economic development.

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
April 2010
Japan
Eastern Asia
Oceania

The remolding of the state from an autocratic to a democratic one in postwar Japan is sometimes regarded as a successful case of external intervention for state-building. When Americans landed in Japan two weeks after Japan's acceptance of unconditional surrender, they expected to meet a fanatic and intransigent people. Instead they were surprised by the orderly and peaceful behavior of Japanese soldiers and citizens (Tamaki 2005, 13-20).

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2012
Japan

Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting 10 areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency.

Reports & Research
Policy Papers & Briefs
October 2012
Japan

This tenth edition of Doing Business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting eleven areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts, resolving insolvency and employing workers.