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  1. 2002-04-01 The primary objective of the VIFOR irrigation component, which commenced in June 2000, was to support groups of farmers in Lilongwe West interested and willing to invest in irrigated dimba crop production using treadle pumps for increased incomes, improved household food security, and improved...
  2. 2000-01-01 This report begins with a review of the different treadle pumps currently in use in Africa and the information available on their technical performance, with a view to trying to answer the question - Which is the best treadle pump? This is followed by reports prepared by national experts on the...
  3. This report reviews the current state of irrigation, plus prospects and plans, in India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, Bangladesh, South Korea, Philippines, and Sri Lanka.
  4. 1990-01-06 This publication concentrates on the management aspects of chemigation and chemigation influences other aspects of irrigation management. 12 pages, illustrations
  5. 1982-01-06 This guide is intended for use by all who are concerned with the development of irrigated land for increasing food production in developing nations. 23 pages, photos
  6. The purpose of this paper is to help correct some of the imbalances commonly found in current thinking about irrigation organization and management by focussing on the provision of services at the project level. It aims to demonstrate to planners the importance of an appropriate organizational...
  7. 2003-01-01 This study analysed the reasons for the sudden turn around in GWRDC's tubewell-transfer program and found that proactive policy changes under a new management helped the agency achieve rare management helped the agency achieve rare success in tubewell transfer, which had so far eluded them. 34...
  8. 2021-01-01 Dry land plays an important role in India's food security. Sixty eight per cent of the cultivated area in Indian agriculture comes under dry land, which contributes about 44 per cent of the total food production. Dry land horticulture not only provides higher income to the farmers, but also...
  9. This report reviews several decades of global experience in transferring management of government-run irrigation systems to farmer associations or other nongovernement agencies in an attempt to apply the lessons of success to the African smallholder irrigation context.
  10. 2002-01-01 The present research shows that there are systematic poverty-related differences in functioning large-scale canal irrigation schemes in the water user associations in Andra Pradesh. ...