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Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management

Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management

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Agricultural water management is a vital practice in ensuring reduction, and environmental protection. After decades of successfully expanding irrigation and improving productivity, farmers and managers face an emerging crisis in the form of poorly performing irrigation schemes, slow modernization, declining investment, constrained water availability, and environmental degradation. More and better investments in agricultural water are needed. In response, the World Bank, in conjunction with many partner agencies, has compiled a selection of good experiences that can guide practitioners in the design of quality investments in agricultural water. The messages of Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management center around the key challenges to agricultural water management, specifically:Building policies and incentives Designing institutional reforms Investing in irrigation systems improvement and modernization Investing in groundwater irrigation Investing in drainage and water quality management Investing in water management in rainfed agriculture Investing in agricultural water management in multipurpose operations Coping with extreme climatic conditions Assessing the social, economic, and environmental impacts of agricultural water investmentsShaping the Future of Water for Agriculture is an important resource for those interested and engaged in development with a focus on agricultural water.
Agricultural water management is a vital practice in ensuring reduction, and environmental protection. After decades of successfully expanding irrigation and improving productivity, farmers and managers face an emerging crisis in the form of poorly performing irrigation schemes, slow modernization, declining investment, constrained water availability, and environmental degradation. More and better investments in agricultural water are needed. In response, the World Bank, in conjunction with many partner agencies, has compiled a selection of good experiences that can guide practitioners in the design of quality investments in agricultural water. The messages of Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management center around the key challenges to agricultural water management, specifically:Building policies and incentives Designing institutional reforms Investing in irrigation systems improvement and modernization Investing in groundwater irrigation Investing in drainage and water quality management Investing in water management in rainfed agriculture Investing in agricultural water management in multipurpose operations Coping with extreme climatic conditions Assessing the social, economic, and environmental impacts of agricultural water investmentsShaping the Future of Water for Agriculture is an important resource for those interested and engaged in development with a focus on agricultural water.

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Publish date: Jun 21, 2005
Added to Scribd: Jun 03, 2009
Copyright:AttributionISBN:9780821361610

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