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Title:Innovative water resource use and management for poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: an anthology
Author:Anonymous
Year:2014
Pages:262
Language:English
City:Addis Ababa
Publisher:OSSREA
ISBN:9994455753; 9789994455751
Geographic terms:Subsaharan Africa
Ethiopia
Kenya
Uganda
Zimbabwe
Subjects:water resources
water management
poverty reduction
research
Abstract:In 2012 OSSREA launched a research project on water use and management patterns in sub-Saharan Africa. Of the 12 accepted research proposals, 9 were completed and submitted for publication. The authors were asked to abridge their manuscripts for the present publication. Contents: Water resources use and management for poverty alleviation in Gerado irrigation scheme, South Wollo, Ethiopia (Hassen Beshir); Innovative risk-reduction measures and urban welfare in wastewater-irrigated agriculture: an endogenous switching regression approach for Nairobi, Kenya (Ezekiel N. Ndunda and Eric D. Mungatana); River-based agricultural water use innovations in Uganda - Kabarole district: opportunities and challenges (Kirugi Jackline); Approaches to agricultural water utilization and management for poverty alleviation: a case of Makonde district, Mashonaland, West Province, in Zimbabwe (Esther Sigauke and Rumbidza D. Katsaruware); Harnessing water for poverty alleviation: water resource use and management in informal irrigation schemes in Nyamaropa communal lands, Zimbabwe (Krasposy Kujinga and Sunungurai Dominica Chingarande); Innovative but not feasible: green water saving schemes at the crossroad in semi-arid lands of Kenya (Chris Allan Shisanya, Cush Ngonzo Luwesi, and Joy Apiyo Obando); Drivers for adoption of water harvesting technologies in Uganda with reference to Lira district in Northern Region (Tobias Onweng); The role of local institutions in water use management and its implications for poverty reduction: the case of small-scale irrigation in Tigray (Fredu Nega and Sintayoh Fisseha); Assessment of the impact of innovations in water resource management on poverty in Wakiso district, Uganda (Jamil Serwanga and Faisal Buyinza). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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