More Effective and Sustainable Investments in Water for Poverty Reduction | Land Portal

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May 2016
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FAODOCREP:b20420b6-969e-4f75-a4f7-dad47d99fbd0
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The project aims at improving food security and reducing rural poverty of smallholder farmers through providing guidance and technical support to enhance the quality, impact and sustainability of Agricultural Water Management (AWM) investments. Water is crucial to economies and to livelihoods and is central for poverty reduction. Sufficient availability and reliable access to water is commonly a constraint, not only to food production, but also to social and economic development and sustainability. Water plays a pivotal role around which other interventions can be organized. Therefore, improving investments in AWM to support smallholders’ livelihoods is a priority in rural areas.

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