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Changes in weather patterns mean drought and flood for small farmers in Sri Lanka

Changes in weather patterns mean drought and flood for small farmers in Sri Lanka | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
The year 2011 was one of extremes for the small Sri Lankan village of
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7 communal irrigation projects under IRPEP to be implemented

7 communal irrigation projects under IRPEP to be implemented | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
KANANGA,Leyte- Seven communal irrigation projects are implemented in seven identified sites in Leyte province under Irrigated Rice Production Enhancement Project (IRPEP) component 2 rural infra as of January 2012, ...
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How can you make international supply chains work better for smallholder farmers?

How can you make international supply chains work better for smallholder farmers? | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

Making international supply chains work better for smallholder farmers is a potential ‘win-win’ for thousands of farmers and businesses.

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Rainwater Harvesting : Water conservation...

Rainwater Harvesting : Water conservation... | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
Rain Water harvesting simply means collecting Water for future use during the rainy season.
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David 's comment, May 21, 2012 11:58 PM
thank you for your awesome information
satish's curator insight, May 2, 2013 6:49 AM

पावसाचे पाणी मुलस्थानी जिरवणे आवश्यक आहे. त्यासंदर्भातील हा लेख अधिक माहिती देतो.

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Rainwater harvesting proves successful

Rainwater harvesting proves successful | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

One farmer in Madhya Pradesh is an example of how building a small tank or pond on a farm can reap rich rewards.

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Alexandra Evans's comment, January 26, 2012 10:04 PM
Do you have a link through to a more detailed story? Where can I find out more?
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Rainwater Harvesting for Poultry and Goat Microbusinesses in Uganda

Rainwater Harvesting for Poultry and Goat Microbusinesses in Uganda | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

Women's cooperative builds rainwater harvesting tanks for Poultry and Goat Micro-businesses in Uganda.

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satish's curator insight, May 2, 2013 6:52 AM

महिलांच्या सहकारी तत्त्वावीरल छोट्या उद्योगांनी पाण्याची बचत करण्याचा चांगला प्रयत्न केला आहे. त्यामुळे पाण्याची गरज कमी होण्यासोबतच महिलांच्या आर्थिक उन्नतीला हातभार लागणार आहे. 

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Jesuits say drought causing widespread hunger among Mexico's ...

Jesuits say drought causing widespread hunger among Mexico's ... | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
Jesuits working in Mexico's remote Copper Canyon in Chihuahua state have warned of widespread hunger among the indigenous Tarahumara, who have been negatively impacted by drought conditions considered to be the ...
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Kenya: New Seeds Boost Yields for Drought-Hit Farmers

Kenya: New Seeds Boost Yields for Drought-Hit Farmers | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

Kenya: New Seeds Boost Yields for Drought-Hit Farmers

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U.S. fears serious famine in troubled Sudan region

U.S. fears serious famine in troubled Sudan region | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

The United States fears a large-scale famine in Sudan's restive border states of Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile and is boosting pressure in Khartoum to accept aid or face a unilateral (Famine Concerns Shifting to Sudan

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Africa drought delay 'cost lives'

thousands of lives have been lost in a major catastrophe that could have been avoided if aid agencies had acted more quickly.

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‘Melting Himalayan glaciers - could they solve the water crisis?

‘Melting Himalayan glaciers - could they solve the water crisis? | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
Environmentalist Swan says India can play key role in solving water crisis.
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Kenya: Livestock Insurance – A Chance to Outsmart Drought ...

Kenya: Livestock Insurance – A Chance to Outsmart Drought ... | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
Farmer Haro Sora's land is littered with the carcasses of cattle and donkeys that have collapsed following an intense, prolonged drought. A skull here; half a ribcage there. In some places there are whole animals slumped on ...
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Guns and hunger : How Karamoja escaped the Horn of Africa drought  

Guns and hunger : How Karamoja escaped the Horn of Africa drought   | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it



The Horn of Africa is in the midst of a hunger crisis, affecting approximately 12 million people. What happens if you remove guns from the equation?

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Hungry Planet: Fighting Hunger Worldwide

Hungry Planet: Fighting Hunger Worldwide | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

The latest episode of Hungry Planet features a special report ahead of the Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development. A family in Bangladesh learns to cope with climate change; families from Chad struggle with drought in the Sahel region of Africa; and families in Ethiopia find ways to grow more and better food.

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Water bodies in Vellore to be desilted

Water bodies in Vellore are to be desiltedIt the aim of turning the lakes into water storage units instead of creating new storage facilities and rainwater harvesting systems. The water bodies, in their current status, could not hold...

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G8 Summit: Putting Food on the Table Through Investing in Small Farmers

G8 Summit: Putting Food on the Table Through Investing in Small Farmers | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
Recognizing small farmers and their organizations as primary stakeholders in development means more than paying lip service to them in global meetings.
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Water-efficient maize boosts harvests for drought-hit Tanzanian farmers

Water-efficient maize boosts harvests for drought-hit Tanzanian farmers | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
In an unusual switch, farmers are giving up sorghum, millet and legumes to grow maize...
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satish's curator insight, May 2, 2013 6:48 AM

कमी पाण्यात येऊ शकणाऱ्या पिकांची लागवड जगभरातील सर्व शेतकऱ्यासाठी फायद्याची ठरणार आहे.

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Tanzania: Farmers Look to Science - and Tradition - to Resist Drought

Tanzania: Farmers Look to Science - and Tradition - to Resist Drought | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

 Tanzanian farmer blends science and tradition to cleverly resist drought http://t.co/xEBQKH1p #Tanzania...

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Head of fair-trade certifier helps spread wealth to poor farmers

Head of fair-trade certifier helps spread wealth to poor farmers | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

 Head of Fair Trade USA says there is no point supporting the farmers if we ignore the market.

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Clueless MC to make do with tubewells

Clueless MC to make do with tubewells | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

Clueless MC to make do with tubewells  Though the house approved the step, it also sought active pursuance of rainwater harvesting techniques and recharging of groundwater.

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Top foreign policy goal for 2012: feeding the children of drought and conflict

Top foreign policy goal for 2012: feeding the children of drought and conflict | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
As the State of the Union is upon us for 2012, let's look briefly at history to tell us what should be atop the foreign policy agenda.
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Tanzania: Expanding Vegetable Farms to Benefit More

These farmers have been working to increase their food security and income through enhanced productivity. Zanzibar is a small island of just over a million inhabitants, the majority of whom are subsistence farmers.
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Argentina's drought: counting the costs

Argentina's drought: counting the costs | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it

The drought sweeping swathes of South America’s prime farmland is really starting to bite in Argentina now as farmers count the cost of irrevocably lost crops.

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Wastewater reuse relieves agricultural irrigation drought in Israel - Water World

Wastewater reuse relieves agricultural irrigation drought in Israel - Water World | Agricultural Water Management | Scoop.it
USA TODAYWastewater reuse relieves agricultural irrigation drought in IsraelWater WorldPreviously, the quality of reclaimed water from the facility was not suitable for “unlimited irrigation” purposes.
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satish's curator insight, May 2, 2013 6:53 AM

टाकाऊ पाण्याचा पुनर्वापर केल्याने शेतीसाठी किंवा सिंचनासाठी पाण्याची काही प्रमाणात का होईना पण पाण्याची उपलब्धता होऊ शकते. 

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Argentine Farming emergency committee meets this week to address extreme drought

Argentine Farming emergency committee meets this week to address extreme drought

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