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Author Ward, Christopher (Christopher Stuart), author.

Title Improved agricultural water management for Africa's drylands / Christopher Ward with Raphael Torquebiau and Hua Xie.

Published Washington, DC : World Bank, [2016]

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 UniM INTERNET resource    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 online resource (pages cm)
polychrome rdacc
Series World Bank e-Library.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction 1 -- Development Challenge of Drylands in Sub-Saharan Africa 1 -- Africa Drylands Study 2 -- Objectives of This Book on Agricultural Water Management 3 -- Notes 4 -- Chapter 2 Agricultural Water Management, Vulnerability, and Resilience 5 -- Drylands in Sub-Saharan Africa 5 -- Agriculture in the Drylands 9 -- Vulnerability and Risks Associated with Drylands Agriculture 13 -- Increasing Resilience through Improved Technologies 16 -- Increasing Resilience through a More Secure Agricultural Water Supply and Improved Agricultural Water Management 18 -- Notes 19 -- Chapter 3 Current State of Irrigation and Agricultural Water Management 21 -- Current Adoption of Irrigation and Other Agricultural Water Management Practices 21 -- Why Is Agricultural Water Management So Important in the Drylands? 28 -- Improved Water Control in a Rainfed Environment 31 -- Small-Scale Irrigation 36 -- Publicly Developed Large-Scale Irrigation 39 -- Large Farmer Irrigation and PPPs 42 -- Notes 43 -- Chapter 4 Technical and Economic Scope for Expanding Irrigation in Sub-Saharan African Drylands 45 -- Background 45 -- Methodology 45 -- Potential for Irrigation Expansion in African Drylands 50 -- Costs and Benefits of Further Irrigation Development in the Drylands 62 -- Key Findings from the IFPRI Assessment 67 -- Notes 69 -- Chapter 5 Key Challenges: Exploiting Irrigation Development Potential and Strengthening Resilience 71 -- Historical Perspective 71 -- Where Does Irrigation Expansion Matter Most for Drylands? 71 -- Agricultural Water Management in Rainfed Agriculture: Challenges and Opportunities 76 -- Individual Smallholder Irrigation and Small-Scale Community-Based Irrigation: Challenges and -- Opportunities 83 -- Large-Scale Irrigation for Smallholders 86 -- Irrigation for Large-Scale Farmers and Public-Private Partnerships 91 -- Notes 94 -- Chapter 6 Priorities and Actions to Develop the Potential of Agricultural Water Management to Increase Resilience 95 -- Desirable Economic and Policy Characteristics to Develop Agricultural Water Management in Drylands 95 -- Strategies for Agricultural Water Management in Drylands 99 -- Action Plans and Investment Programs for Agricultural Water Management 103 -- Investment Costs and Phasing 111 -- Notes 115 -- Chapter 7 Conclusions 117.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Torquebiau, Raphael, author.
Subject Water in agriculture -- Africa.
Water-supply, Agricultural -- Africa.
ISBN 9781464808326 (alk. paper)