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Agricultural Water Management Delivers Returns on Investment in Africa

Bancy Mati

ISBN 10: 3639116615 / ISBN 13: 9783639116618
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292 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.7in.This publication is based on a study conducted concurrently across six countries, namely; Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania, in Africa. The study sought to identify agricultural water management (AWM) technologies and practices at project-scale in each country, which have scope for improving crop productivity and out-scaling regionally. The technical viability and economic returns of the interventions at farmer level were quantified. Conducted by paired country-research teams, 18 project sites (three study sites per country) were assessed. The findings are presented in this publication as 19 scientific papers by 16 co-authors. This publication is meant to inform, educate and enhance the readers knowledge on the positive aspects of AWM development and investments in Africa. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783639116618

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Title: Agricultural Water Management Delivers ...

Publisher: VDM Verlag

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This publication is based on a study conducted concurrently across six countries, namely; Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania, in Africa. The study sought to identify agricultural water management (AWM) technologies and practices at project-scale in each country, which have scope for improving crop productivity and out-scaling regionally. The technical viability and economic returns of the interventions at farmer level were quantified. Conducted by paired country-research teams, 18 project sites (three study sites per country) were assessed. The findings are presented in this publication as 19 scientific papers by 16 co-authors. This publication is meant to inform, educate and enhance the reader's knowledge on the positive aspects of AWM development and investments in Africa.

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Prof. Bancy Mbura Mati is Professor of Soil & Water Engineering at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology (JKUAT) in Kenya. She has many years' experience working as a trainer, researcher, consultant and networker, specializing in agricultural water management in Africa.

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