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  • Limpopo Project on Farm Systems and Risk Management (L3)

    Basin, Limpopo December 15, 2011 at 08:43 Comments are Disabled

    Introduction In the rain-scarce Limpopo River basin, resource-poor farmers have long been reluctant to invest in improved crop and livestock technologies causing, in many cases, unproductive use of water. The L3 project set out to identify how farmers could increase water productivity by investing in water, crop, and livestock management, […]

     
  • Innovative market-based strategies for on-farm water productivity (SG502)

    Mekong, Phase 1, Phase 1 Mekong October 21, 2011 at 07:13 Comments are Disabled

    Project title: Demonstration and documentation of innovative market-based strategies to realize agricultural income through increased on-farm water productivity and market integration (SG502) Introduction In the Mekong River catchment of Svay Teap and Svay Chrum Districts in Svay Rieng Province, Cambodia, the project used the ‘Poverty Reduction through Irrigation and Smallholder […]

     
  • Mitigating land and water degradation in the Andes (PN70)

    Andes, Phase 1, Phase 1 Andes October 21, 2011 at 07:06 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Socioeconomic and technical considerations to mitigate land and water degradation in the Peruvian Andes (PN70) Introduction Land and water degradation undermine agricultural productivity, contribute to high levels of poverty and food insecurity, and cause major problems for downstream users of land and water resources in the rural […]

     
  • Integrating knowledge from computational modeling with multi-stakeholder governance (PN40)

    Andes, Phase 1, Phase 1 Andes, Phase 1 Volta, Volta October 21, 2011 at 05:36 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Integrating knowledge from computational modeling with multi-stakeholder governance: Towards more secure livelihoods through improved tools for integrated river basin management (PN40) Introduction Multi-stakeholder governance structures have gained increasing importance for the management of water resources. These structures benefit from policy-relevant information about the bio-physical and the socio-economic […]

     
  • Community-based fish culture (PN35)

    Indo-Ganges, Mekong, Niger, Phase 1, Phase 1 Indo-Ganges, Phase 1 Mekong, Phase 1 Niger October 21, 2011 at 05:30 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Community-based fish culture in irrigation systems and seasonal floodplains (PN35) Introduction Fish harvesting in the reservoirs and canals of irrigation systems are important sources of protein and livelihoods for the poor and landless households. Floodplain aquaculture represents an alternative use of floodplain resources that has the potential […]

     
  • Wetlands-based livelihoods in the Limpopo Basin (PN30)

    Limpopo, Phase 1, Phase 1 Limpopo October 21, 2011 at 05:26 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Wetlands-based livelihoods in the Limpopo Basin: Balancing social welfare and environmental security (PN30) Introduction The wetlands in the LRB – predominantly seasonally or permanently saturated areas – are an important and highly productive resource in a region characterized by climatic extremes. The complex and ecologically sensitive wetlands […]

     
  • Strengthening livelihood resilience in upper catchments (PN24)

    Karkheh, Phase 1, Phase 1 Karkheh October 21, 2011 at 05:19 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Strengthening livelihood resilience in upper catchments of dry areas by integrated natural resources management (PN24) Introduction The economically remote communities in the dry environment of the upper Karkheh River Basin in Iran face low productivity and farming incomes with agriculture options constrained by lack of water availability […]

     
  • Conservation agriculture for the dry-land areas of the Yellow River Basin (PN12)

    Phase 1, Phase 1 Yellow, Yellow October 21, 2011 at 05:05 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Conservation agriculture for the dry-land areas of the Yellow River Basin: Increasing the productivity, sustainability, equity and water use efficiency of dry-land agriculture, while protecting downstream water users (PN12) Introduction In China’s Yellow River Basin, soil erosion coupled with rapidly growing demand from agriculture, domestic and industrial […]

     
  • Dryland Farming in Northern Ghana (PN06)

    Phase 1, Phase 1 Volta, Volta October 21, 2011 at 04:53 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Empowering farming communities in Northern Ghana with strategic innovations and productive resources in dryland farming (PN06) Introduction The mostly rural inhabitants of the Volta Basin in Northern Ghana inhabit one of the most food insecure areas in Ghana due to the relatively short rainy season and longer […]

     
  • Enhancing rainwater use for crop productivity in the Volta Basin (PN05)

    Phase 1, Phase 1 Volta, Volta October 21, 2011 at 04:51 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Enhancing rainwater and nutrient use efficiency for improved crop productivity, farm income and rural livelihoods in the Volta Basin (PN05) Introduction In the Volta River Basin, the food security of the population comprising mostly small-scale farmers who rely on rain-fed agriculture for their livelihoods is threatened by […]