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Typology of Irrigation Systems in Ghana

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Type: Working Paper
Author: Namara, Regassa; Horowitz, Leah; Kolavalli, Shashidhara; Kranjac-Berisavljevic, Gordana; Dawuni, Busia Nambu; Barry, Boubacar; Giordano, Mark
Date: 2010
Agency: International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Series: IWMI Working Paper, no. 142
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10535/7671
Sector: Agriculture
Water Resource & Irrigation
Region: Africa
Subject(s): irrigation
farmer-managed irrigation
water users' associations
water management
water pollution
Abstract: "Interest in African irrigation investment is growing. However, irrigation is not a monolithic concept, and the opportunities and risks can vary substantially by approach. To help provide an understanding of the variation, this paper builds on previous work to provide a detailed typology of irrigation systems as currently used in Ghana."

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