"Participation is ranked 3rd (out of 97) and is well supported across all organisational types. Given the prominence of this concept, turning it into meaningful initiatives and outcomes in the Rio process will be vital." Rio+20: Analysis of Zero Draft Submissions, January 2012 
Asia needs to revitalize its irrigation, to sustainably meet tomorrow’s food needs, International Water Management Institute, August 18  "The best bet for Asia lies in revitalizing its vast irrigation systems, which account for 70 percent of the world’s total irrigated land.” topic
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South Asia: Coping with the heat and the rolling blackouts, April 26  "The Eastern parts of India is choking as mercury rises above 45 degree Celsius."