Annex IV: Irrigation and water control

dc.contributor.authorFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.‏ United Nations Development Programmeen
dc.contributor.departmentSustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (SANREM) Knowledgebaseen
dc.date.accessioned2016-04-19T19:11:16Zen
dc.date.available2016-04-19T19:11:16Zen
dc.date.issued1986en
dc.descriptionMetadata only recorden
dc.description.abstractThe current strong interest in irrigation in Africa arises from the growing incapacity of much of the continent to feed itself. Food production, predominantly under rain fed conditions, has risen at the rate of only 1.4% p.a. in the period 1970 to 1980, less then half the rate of population growth which is estimated at 3.0% p.a. Recurrent droughts have accelerated the rising trend of cereal imports which amounted to 28 million tons in 1984. This article will explore using irrigation through intensification and stabilization of production as a food solution.en
dc.description.notesAvailable in SANREM office, FSen
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dc.identifier1963en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/66543en
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherRome, Italy: FAOen
dc.relation.ispartofAfrican agriculture: The Next 25 Yearsen
dc.rightsIn Copyrighten
dc.rights.urihttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/en
dc.subjectRainfed agricultureen
dc.subjectFood securityen
dc.subjectDroughten
dc.subjectAgricultureen
dc.subjectIrrigationen
dc.subjectIntensificationen
dc.subjectPopulation growthen
dc.subjectEcosystem Farm/Enterprise Scale Field Scaleen
dc.titleAnnex IV: Irrigation and water controlen
dc.typeAbstracten
dc.type.dcmitypeTexten
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