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A new Special Section of the Agricultural Water Management Journal highlights work of IWMI and partners on investing in small, private irrigation to increase production and enhance livelihoods in Sub Saharan Africa and Asia. The Special Section is open access until January 31st - download articles here.

A blog post by Terry Clayton, Wrestling with Pumps, details how he personally struggled to set up his own farm's irrigation system while relating it to the issues and solutions covered in the Special Section.)

 
     
  Publications - Documents  
     
 
         
    PROJECT REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS  
     
   
     
     
     
     
       
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    Water for wealth and food security  
       
    Giordano, M.; de Fraiture, C.; Weight, E.; van der Bliek, J. (Eds.). 2012. Water for wealth and food security: supporting farmer-driven investments in agricultural water management. Synthesis report of the AgWater Solutions Project. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 48p. doi:10.5337/2012.207  
         
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    IWMI Research Report 144  
       
    Venot, Jean-Philippe; de Fraiture, Charlotte; Nti Acheampong, Ernest. 2012. Revisiting dominant notions: a review of costs, performance and institutions of small reservoirs in sub-Saharan Africa. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 39p. (IWMI Research Report 144)  
         
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    L'eau, source de richesse et de securite alimentaire  
       
    Giordano, M.; de Fraiture, C.; Weight, E.; van der Bliek, J. (Ed.). 2012. L’eau, source de richesse et de sécurité alimentaire: soutenir les investissements dans la gestion de l’eau en agriculture axés sur les agriculteurs. Rapport de synthèse du projet AgWater Solutions. Colombo, Sri Lanka: Institut international de gestion des ressources en eau (IWMI). 54p. doi:10.5337/2012.217  
         
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    Improving the Supply Chain of Motor Pumps to Expand Small-scale Private Irrigation in Zambia  
       
       
         
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    Gender Aspects of Small-scale Private Irrigation in Africa  
       
       
         
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    IWMI Working Paper 170  
       
    Gebregziabher, G.; Abera, D. A.; Gebresamuel, G.; Giordano, M.; Langan, S. 2016. An assessment of integrated watershed management in EthiopiaColombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 28p. (IWMI Working Paper 170). [doi: 10.5337/2016.214]  
         
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  Publications - Videos  
     
  The AgWater Solutions Project in West Bengal  
     
   
     
     
  Welcome to World Water Week 2012  
     
   
     
  Agricultural Water Management Solutions -
Dr Colin Chartres
  Agricultural Groundwater use in West Bengal -
Aditi Mukherji, IWMI
 
     
   
     
  Rainwater reserviors in Madhya Pradesh -
Ravinder Malik
  Outgrower farming schemes in Sub Saharan Africa -
Regassa Namara
 
     
   
     
  Implications for development: Leading up to World Water Week - Simon Cook   Agricultural Water Management Solutions for Poverty Reduction
#1 Motor Pumps
 
     
     
     
  Managing Water - More Food, Higher Incomes      
     
     
     


IWMI Research Report 144

Venot, Jean-Philippe; de Fraiture, Charlotte; Nti Acheampong, Ernest. 2012. Revisiting dominant notions: a review of costs, performance and institutions of small reservoirs in sub-Saharan Africa. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). 39p. (IWMI Research Report 144)
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