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Water Harvesting for Upgrading of Rainfed Agriculture

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dc.contributor.author Falkenmark, Malin
dc.contributor.author Fox, Patrick
dc.contributor.author Persson, Gunn
dc.contributor.author Rockström, Johan
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-14T20:12:42Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-14T20:12:42Z
dc.date.issued 2001 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/5297
dc.description.abstract "The report is mainly divided into three parts. The first part presents the hydroclimatic constraints and challenges facing farmers, and gives a brief presentation of water harvesting and farmers coping strategies to manage water scarcity. In the second part of the report regional approaches from sub-Saharan Africa, India and China are presented. Based on the financial support available and the possibility to obtain information from literature, it was decided to base the India chapter on literature and the China chapter on a short study visit to Gansu and Hebei provinces. Most knowledge in the field of water harvesting, among the authors of the report, is from sub-Saharan Africa. Therefore the sub-Saharan Africa chapter gives a comprehensive description of water harvesting experiences with emphasis on floodwater harvesting and storage systems supplementary irrigation. The last part of the report reflects knowledge gaps that need to be filled, both regarding technical -, process - and systems research." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries SIWI Report 11 en_US
dc.subject agriculture en_US
dc.subject irrigation en_US
dc.subject water management en_US
dc.subject water resources en_US
dc.subject food supply en_US
dc.subject production en_US
dc.title Water Harvesting for Upgrading of Rainfed Agriculture en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.type.methodology Case Study en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), Sweden en_US
dc.coverage.region Africa en_US
dc.coverage.region East Asia en_US
dc.coverage.region Middle East & South Asia en_US
dc.subject.sector Agriculture en_US
dc.subject.sector Water Resource & Irrigation en_US


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