All articles for the topic: Irrigation

The Katse Dam, on the Malibamat'so River in Lesotho, was completed in 2009, as the centrepiece of the Phase 1 of the LHWP. Photo provided by: Amada44 / Wikimedia Commons.

FRACTAL Learning - Adaptation Inspiration Theme Module 4

FRACTAL Adaptation Inspiration Module 4: Tackling Water Insecurity in a Changing Climate in Lesotho

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Secondary feeder canal with irrigated berseem field in the Nile Delta

Drainage Water Reuse in the Nile Delta, Egypt

A GIZ pilot measure was implemented in the Nile Delta, focussing on mixing fresh irrigation water with drainage water under controlled conditions to improve the total volume of irrigation water.

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Tifnout’s Valley-wide Approach to Community-Based Adaptation

The Tifnout Valley's unique approach to climate change adaptation scales up the successes of individual projects through the coordinated efforts of local associations across an entire landscape.

 
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Bioreactor at Gammams water reclamation plant. Photo provided by: City of Windhoek.

Ensuring Future Water Security through Direct Potable Reuse in Windhoek, Namibia

Adaptation Inspiration Theme: Ensuring Future Water Security through Direct Potable Reuse in Windhoek, Namibia

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irrigation in nepal

Framework for effectiveness and resilience of small- and medium-scale irrigation systems in Nepal

This paper synthesises the findings from a CDKN-funded project and is intended for policy-makers and implementers working in Nepal’s irrigation sector under uncertain conditions.

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Improved water delivery in the delta region of Syrdarya River

Over the last 25 years the region of Syrdarya river has dried out, impoverishing local communities. Improvements to water infrastructure have helped transform the lifes of local people.

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Promoting climate resilient rural infrastructure in Northern Vietnam

The project aims to demonstrate effective bio-engineered solutions which increase resilience of rural infrastructure to climate risk and provide opportunities for community livelihood enhancement.

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Mehran University of Engineering and Technology

Mehran UET is public sector University located in Jamshoro, Sindh

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Consulting Engineers Salzgitter

CES Consulting Engineers Salzgitter GmbH is an independent consulting engineering company with worldwide experience, based in Germany.

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Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute

BARI (Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute) is the largest multi- crop research institute conducting research on a wide variety of crops, such as cereals, tubers, pulses, oilseeds, vegetables

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Managing a living cultural landscape: Bali’s subaks and the UNESCO World Heritage Site

In 2012, the cultural landscape of Indonesia’s Bali province was inscribed as a World Heritage Site – a place of “outstanding universal value”, to be protected and preserved for all humankind.

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Adaptation and Mitigation through “produced environment” at the rural community of Sebikotane in Senegal

In response to the climatic adverse effects that lessened heavily the high productivity potential of the rural community of Sebikotane, ENDA SYSPRO had partnered with development researchers to implement a new farming system labeled ‘produced environment’ which combined an efficient localized irrigation system with a contour cropping system to protect against windstorms and to enhance the soil fertility. 

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Adaptation options for S. African agriculture

Agriculture in South Africa. Image:© Creative Commons World Bank Image

Executive Summary

This paper is part of a study of eleven African countries, Regional Climate...

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Harvesting rainwater through irrigation pond and channels

Motumala's water channel

The village of Motumala, which with its approx. 4,200 inhabitants lies 2 km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Drinking water filtration and distribution system

Dasaraju Palli's water filtration unit

The village of Dasaraju Palli in Andhra Pradesh is located around 16 km from the coast of the Bay of Bengal. Clean drinking...

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Saving water and energy with an efficient irrigation system

Poovula Doruvu's sprinkling system

Poovula Doruvu is a village of 550 people located only 1 km from the coastline of the Bay of Bengal in Andhra Pradesh. The...

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Drainage and irrigation channel renovation with assessment of piped water

Thangal Perumpulem's renovated drainage and irrigation channel

Thangal Perumpulem, a village 1 km away from the coast of the Bay of Bengal in Tamil Nadu, had an...

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Flood protection through a backwater river bund

Nadupalayam's backwater river bund protecting people and land

The village of Nadupalayam is located 2 km from the shore of the Bay of Bengal in...

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Preventing flooding through bund strengthening and shutter construction

Kumarakudi's strengthened bund protecting arable land

The coastal village of Kumarakudi in Tamil Nadu with its 2,000 inhabitants is located 3km from the seashore on...

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Cross-Canada Checkup: A Canadian Perspective on Our Water Future

Executive Summary

To date, water resources have been overused and their true value has been underappreciated in Canada. In light of current and forthcoming challenges, including the...

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Rain water harvesting through a bund-protected pond

The people in the village of Chinnakaramedu have been facing water stress which is predicted to become worse, aggravated by climate change. Salt water intrusions have...

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Triple Green II

Bounty harvest: Photo: Africare/Niger

Project description

This project will develop integrated experimental and modelling framework approaches that allow the...

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Balruddery farm: Improving climate resilience

Summary

Balruddery Farm has implemented several measures aimed at reducing the impact of future climate change. These measures fall under two main categories:  ensuring soil is protected...

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Resilient Landscapes for Resilient Communities

A Beginning in Pemba from Community Forests International on Vimeo.

Context

Pemba is a small underdeveloped tropical island off the coast of Tanzania. As a small island, Pemba is...

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