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This paper describes the role of the Gadaa system, a uniquely democratic political and social institution of the Oromo people in Ethiopia, in the utilization of important resources such as water, as well as its contribution in conflict resolution among individuals and communities. It discusses ways to overcome the difference between customary and statutory(More)
A study was undertaken to determine the predictive capability of Annualized Agricultural NonPoint Source (AnnAGNPS) model with respect to runoff volume, peak flows, and sediment yield from a 130.8 ha watershed in the Siwalik Hills of Nepal. AnnAGNPS simulations are compared with two years of field observations from the study watershed. The model predicted(More)
IWMI receives its principal funding from 58 governments, private foundations, and international and regional organizations known as the Consultative Group on International The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance provided by Dr. Ismael Asadi of AIT by providing the data for this study and and the comments and suggestions on the report from Associate
Diagnosis of breast cancer from mammograms is a crucial task. CBIR can support radiologists in their decision to retrieve similar mammograms out of a database to compare the past cases with current case. Pectoral muscle, labels, and artifacts, present in mammograms can bias the detection procedures. So extractions of these are an essential preprocessing(More)
The issues of water resources management are addressed with specific reference to the available water resources and water demand for the Chao Phraya River basin in Thailand. The water resources management practices in most of the countries in southeast Asia have been generally on a sectoral level without consideration of any intersectoral interference and(More)
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