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November Update

The aim of the project is to identify the factors that influence successful adoption and upscaling of small-scale agricultural water management (AWM) interventions and to provide a set of evidence-based tools and recommendations that support increased investment and policies to improve AWM adoption.

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National Consultation Brief

The AgWater Solutions Project is helping to unlock the potential of smallholder farming through agricultural water management (AWM) solutions. This includes technologies and approaches, such as soil moisture management, drip irrigation and water harvesting solutions at the farm, community and watershed.....

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Situation Analysis Brief

This situation analysis covers all regions of Ghana and is based on secondary data, field observations, household interviews in selected locations and interviews with key informants. of Agricultural Water Management (AWM).

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Inland Valleys In Ghana

Inland valleys are low-lying areas, including valley bottoms and floodplains, receiving runoff from hills and mountains. These valleys and adjacent lowlands cover approximately 190 million hectares in sub-Saharan Africa, and are locally referred to as dambosin...

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Shallow Groundwater in Ghana

Groundwater use for agriculture is limited to just 5% of the total groundwater used in Ghana, this could be increased significantly with greater information and policy support. In general, the investment cost of developing shallow groundwater (SGW) for irrigation is relatively...

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Water Lifting Technology In Ghana

In 2008 there were around 1.85 million farm households in Ghana with an estimated average of 1.44 ha of potential irrigable land per household. This amounts to an area of 2.35 million ha that could be irrigated if adoption of agricultural water management technologies,...

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Country investment Brief

The Agricultural Water Solutions Project aims to unlock the potential of smallholder farming by identifying, evaluating and recommending a variety of agricultural water management (AWM) solutions - including technologies as well as the necessary supporting policies, institutions...

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Ghana - Country Dialogue 2009 - 2012

This brief presents the outcomes of the stakeholder engagement activities, known as “The Dialogue,” in the AgWater Solutions Project. A schematic diagram of the process with main meetings and events is given on page 2 and the key findings are presented...

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Investing in Agricultural Water Manageent to Benefit Smallholder Farmers in Ghana

 

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Agricultural Use of Shallow Groundwater in Ghana: A Promising Smallholder Livelihood Strategy

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Inland Valleys in Ghana: Untapped Potential

 

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An Assessment of the IFTC Outgrower Scheme in Ghana

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Adoption of water lifting technologies for agricultural production in Ghana: implications for investments in smallholder irrigation systems

 

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