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  • New Book: Global Change, Impacts on Water and Food Security

    Announcements, News October 24, 2011 at 14:41 Comments are Disabled

    This book examines the various drivers of global change, including climate change, and the use of agricultural knowledge, science, and technology, as well as the outcomes of global change processes, including impacts on water quality and human well-being. Several authors examine potential policy and institutional solutions afforded by globalization to […]

     
  • Carlos Seré on the launch of the Nile Basin Development Challenge

    Announcements, Gender, News, Nile October 24, 2011 at 14:32 Comments are Disabled

    Speaking at the Launch of the Nile Basin Development Challenge program (29 September 2010), ILRI Director General Carlos Seré explains why ILRI is partnering in a program focused on improved water management in Ethiopia and the Nile Basin. He emphasized how the type of integrative science envisaged in this Program […]

     
  • Enhancing food security using integrated management in Southern Uganda (SG513)

    Nile, Phase 1, Phase 1 Nile October 21, 2011 at 07:47 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Food security in Southern Uganda (SG513) Introduction The main goal of the project was to enhance food security using an integrated approach combining water management, appropriate technology and organic farming. The project aimed: to provide food security to 90 households by establishing three cohesive farmers’ groups practicing […]

     
  • Test marketing low cost irrigation solutions (SG512)

    Indo-Ganges, Phase 1, Phase 1 Indo-Ganges October 21, 2011 at 07:42 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Test marketing low cost irrigation solutions in Bihar and Jharkhand: Irrigation solution matrix for smallholder farmers (SG512) Introduction Bihar and Jharkhand states in India have a low rate of urbanization and poverty is predominantly rural, and associated with limited access to land, irrigation sources, livestock, poor education […]

     
  • Associated cropping for food security (SG510)

    Andes, Phase 1, Phase 1 Andes October 21, 2011 at 07:41 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Associated cropping and enhanced rainwater harvesting to improve food security and sustainable livelihoods of peasant farmer associations (SG510) Introduction Recognising the potential of diverse sustainable agriculture as an alternative to the water crisis caused by monoculture production and desertification, this project promotes community investigation and quantifies benefits […]

     
  • Micro-irrigation and water-control for small plot systems (SG507)

    Indo-Ganges, Phase 1, Phase 1 Indo-Ganges October 21, 2011 at 07:36 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Development and testing of training materials and information for scaling up dissemination of micro-irrigation and associated water-control technologies designed for small plot systems (SG507) Introduction In India and Nepal, International Development Enterprises (IDE) water control technologies are not used but experience with watershed management and water conservation […]

     
  • Katalysis: Enabling endogenous potential in semi-arid Andean ecosystems (SG505)

    Andes, Phase 1, Phase 1 Andes October 21, 2011 at 07:27 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Katalysis: Enabling endogenous potential for improved management and conservation of water resources in semi-arid Andean ecosystems (SG505) Introduction Katalysis is based on the premise that for rural people both access to water and their individual and collective capacities to manage it were essential to mobilizing biological resources […]

     
  • Participatory water resource planning in northeast Thailand (SG501)

    Mekong, Phase 1, Phase 1 Mekong October 21, 2011 at 07:11 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Participatory water resource planning and development for economic sufficiency through learning alliance approach in the northeast of Thailand (SG501) Introduction Until recently, integrated water resource management within government sectors was primarily planned at watershed level with little emphasis on community and household levels. The approaches have faced […]

     
  • Food and water security under global change (PN53)

    Limpopo, Nile, Phase 1, Phase 1 Limpopo, Phase 1 Nile October 21, 2011 at 05:54 Comments are Disabled

    Full Project Title: Food and water security under global change: Developing adaptive capacity with a focus on rural Africa (PN53) Introduction Global change and climate-related risk will impact food and water security in significant and highly uncertain ways, particularly for developing countries with high poverty levels and weak adaptive capacity. […]

     
  • 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 […]