As water becomes scarcer in many countries, governments increasingly have to deal with the considerable challenges of water management. Sound information on water vailability and use is key to shaping water policies that aim to provide equitable and sustainable use of increasingly scarce water resources. Accurate information on agricultural water withdrawal is particularly important to planners and decision-makers involved in water management, as agriculture represents the largest water us er in many countries, representing about 70 percent of total withdrawal worldwide.
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Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2010Ethiopia, Italy, Benin, Madagascar, Sri Lanka
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksFebruary, 2019Algeria, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Benin, Mauritius, Namibia, Malawi, Niger, Central African Republic, Cape Verde, Madagascar, Cameroon, Botswana, Chad, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Mali, Burundi, Guinea, Mozambique, Morocco, Italy
The AQUASTAT Programme was initiated with a view to presenting a comprehensive picture of water resources and irrigation in developing countries and providing systematic, upto-date and reliable information on water for agriculture and rural development. This report presents the results of the most recent survey carried out in the 53 countries of Africa, and it analyses the changes that have occurred in the ten years since the first survey. Following the AQUASTAT methodology, the survey relied as much as possible on country-based statistics and information.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksJanuary, 2019Benin, Nigeria, Ghana, Congo, Niger, Liberia, Portugal, Lesotho, Uganda, Madagascar, Tanzania, Botswana, Senegal, Chad, Gabon, Zambia, Gambia, Burundi, Seychelles, Kenya, Togo, India
Este estudio es una contribución más en la tarea de realizar un inventario mundial de experiencias nacionales en el campo de la legislación y administración de aguas. Dado su interés en fomentar la producción agrícola, que requiere un mayor uso consultivo del recurso agua, la FAO se ha ocupado siempre de los aspectos institucionales y jurídicos de la gestión del recurso agua.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Madagascar, Mauritius, Italy
This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Mauritius. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksOctober, 2018Mozambique, Comoros, Madagascar
This country profile describes the state of the water resources and water use, as well as the state of agricultural water management in Comoros. The aim of this report is to describe the particularities of the country and the problems met in the development of the water resources, and irrigation in particular.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 2007Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Mexico, Malaysia, Turkmenistan, Madagascar, Myanmar, Cambodia, Japan, India, Vietnam, Asia
Most of the large rice irrigation systems in Southeast Asia have been designed for rice irrigation under a supply-driven mode. Despite their huge contribution to agricultural production, there is a general consensus that these large rice irrigation systems have not lived up to expectations because of a legacy of poor institutional arrangements and system design, degraded infrastructure, poor management and stagnation in the face of rapid transformations of agriculture and pressures on their water supply.
Library ResourceReports & ResearchDecember, 1999Angola, Burkina Faso, Bangladesh, Honduras, Mozambique, Iraq, El Salvador, Ghana, France, Guatemala, Canada, Iran, Venezuela, Pakistan, Kenya, Costa Rica, Oman, Lesotho, Madagascar, Myanmar, Kazakhstan, Gabon, Cuba
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Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsApril, 2016Rwanda, Mali, Niger, Madagascar
La gestion de l’eau par les petits exploitants agricoles (y compris toutes les formes d’irrigation informelle, privée, eau pour l’élevage, pêche etc.) – la GEA à petite échelle- recèle un potentiel de développement important encore largement inexploité. Le projet financé par le FIDA et mis en oeuvre par la FAO et l’IWMI est une opportunité pour comprendre les conditions de succès pour le développement de toutes les formes informelles de gestion de l’eau en agriculture et pour améliorer l’efficacité et les performances des projets de développement.
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Burkina Faso, Nigeria, Nepal, El Salvador, Mali, Belarus, Indonesia, Australia, United Kingdom, Austria, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Malawi, Cape Verde, Switzerland, Kenya, Hungary, Madagascar, Haiti, Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, Senegal
Library ResourcePolicy Papers & BriefsDecember, 2014Angola, Fiji, North Macedonia, Benin, El Salvador, Burkina Faso, Indonesia, Djibouti, Australia, Bolivia, Austria, Congo, Venezuela, Guinea, Malawi, Costa Rica, Mozambique, Liberia, Uganda, Madagascar, Senegal, Paraguay
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