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Author Bank, World
Title Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture : A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management
Imprint Herndon : World Bank Publications, 2005
©2005
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Descript 1 online resource (356 pages)
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Note CONTENTS -- Foreword -- Acknowledgments -- Acronyms and Abbreviations -- Overview -- Sourcebook Objectives -- Background of the Three World Bank Corporate Strategies -- The Agricultural Water Management Sourcebook -- Challenges Facing Agricultural Water Management -- Cross-Cutting Themes of the Sourcebook -- Lessons and Next Steps -- Chapter 1: Building Policies and Incentives -- Overview -- Investment Note 1.1: Preparing a National Agricultural Water Strategy -- Investment Note 1.2: Development Policy Lending to Support Irrigation and Drainage Sector Reforms -- Investment Note 1.3: Agricultural Trade, Water, and Food Security -- Investment Note 1.4: Pricing, Charging, and Recovering for Irrigation Services -- Investment Note 1.5: Economic Incentives in Agricultural Water Use -- Innovation Profile 1.1: Agricultural Water in the New Country Water Resources Assistance Strategies -- Innovation Profile 1.2: Enabling Smallholder Prosperity: Irrigation Investments for Ready Markets -- Chapter 2: Designing Institutional Reforms -- Overview -- Investment Note 2.1: Investing in Participatory Irrigation Management -- Investment Note 2.2: Investing in Water Rights, Water Markets, and Water Trade -- Investment Note 2.3: Investing in Building Capacity in Agricultural Water Management -- Innovation Profile 2.1: Drivers of Public Irrigation Reform in Australia -- Innovation Profile 2.2: Investing in Farmer Networks for Inclusive Irrigation Policy Processes in South India -- Chapter 3: Investing in the Improvement and Modernization of Irrigation Systems -- Overview -- Investment Note 3.1: Lending for On-Farm Water-Saving Technologies -- Investment Note 3.2: Investing in Irrigation for Crop Diversification -- Investment Note 3.3: Investing in Smallholder Irrigation
Investment Note 3.4: Selecting Technologies for the Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation Systems -- Investment Note 3.5: Cost-Effective Operation and Maintenance of Irrigation and Drainage Projects -- Investment Note 3.6: Using Satellites to Assess and Monitor Irrigation and Drainage Investments -- Investment Note 3.7: Prioritizing Lending for Public Irrigation Schemes with the Rapid Appraisal Method -- Innovation Profile 3.1: Investing in Automation and Centrally Operated Irrigation Systems -- Chapter 4: Investing in Groundwater Irrigation -- Overview -- Investment Note 4.1: Investing in Shallow Tubewells for Small-Scale Irrigation -- Investment Note 4.2: Deep Tubewell Irrigation -- Investment Note 4.3: Conjunctive Use of Groundwater and Surface Water -- Investment Note 4.4: Groundwater Governance and Management -- Innovation Profile 4.1: The Republic of Yemen's Sana'a Basin Water Management Project -- Chapter 5: Investing in Drainage and Water Quality Management -- Overview -- Investment Note 5.1: Investing in Land Drainage -- Investment Note 5.2: Investing in the Reuse of Agricultural Drainage Water -- Investment Note 5.3: Investing in the Reuse of Treated Wastewater -- Innovation Profile 5.1: Drainage Investments in the Context of Integrated Water Resources Management -- Innovation Profile 5.2: Investing in Controlled Drainage -- Innovation Profile 5.3: Investing in Evaporation Ponds -- Innovation Profile 5.4: Investing in Biodrainage -- Innovation Profile 5.5: Investing in User Operation and Maintenance of Drainage -- Chapter 6: Investing in Water Management in Rainfed Agriculture -- Overview -- Investment Note 6.1: Investing in Supplemental Irrigation -- Investment Note 6.2: Investing in Watershed Management -- Investment Note 6.3: Investing in Water and Soil Fertility Management
Innovation Profile 6.1: Investing in Community-Based Soil Conservation and Watershed Management Projects -- Innovation Profile 6.2: Investing in Watershed Management in China's Loess Plateau -- Innovation Profile 6.3: Integrated Water Management to Enhance Watershed Functions and to Capture Payments for Environmental Services -- Chapter 7: Investing in Agricultural Water Management in Multipurpose Operations -- Overview -- Investment Note 7.1: Investing in Agricultural Water through Community-Driven and Social Fund Approaches -- Investment Note 7.2: Investing in Aquaculture Activities -- Innovation Profile 7.1: Rural Water Supply and Irrigation -- Chapter 8: Coping with Extreme Climatic Conditions -- Overview -- Investment Note 8.1: Investing in Drought Preparedness -- Investment Note 8.2: Investing in Flood Control and Management -- Innovation Profile 8.1: Planning Scarce Water Resources Using Evapotranspiration Quotas: The Hai Basin Integrated Water and Environment Project in China -- Innovation Profile 8.2: Fighting the Adverse Impacts of Climate Change on Agriculture -- Innovation Profile 8.3: Investing in Participatory Approaches for the Cultivation of New Varieties and Soil and Water Conservation in India -- Chapter 9: Assessing the Social, Economic, and Environmental Impacts of Agricultural Water Investments -- Overview -- Investment Note 9.1: Monitoring and Evaluating the Poverty Impacts of Agricultural Water Projects -- Innovation Profile 9.1: Assessing the Economic Benefits of Land Drainage -- Innovation Profile 9.2: Guiding Environmental and Social Safeguard Assessment in Agricultural Water Projects -- Innovation Profile 9.3: Estimating the Multiplier Effects of Dams -- Innovation Profile 9.4: Benchmarking for Improved Performance in Irrigation and Drainage
Innovation Profile 9.5: Applying Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies to Agricultural Water Operations and Monitoring Them during the Project Cycle -- Index
Agricultural water management is a vital practice in ensuring reduction, and environmental protection. After decades of successfully expanding irrigation and improving productivity, farmers and managers face an emerging crisis in the form of poorly performing irrigation schemes, slow modernization, declining investment, constrained water availability, and environmental degradation. More and better investments in agricultural water are needed. In response, the World Bank, in conjunction with many partner agencies, has compiled a selection of good experiences that can guide practitioners in the design of quality investments in agricultural water. The messages of Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management center around the key challenges to agricultural water management, specifically:Building policies and incentives Designing institutional reforms Investing in irrigation systems improvement and modernization Investing in groundwater irrigation Investing in drainage and water quality management Investing in water management in rainfed agriculture Investing in agricultural water management in multipurpose operations Coping with extreme climatic conditions Assessing the social, economic, and environmental impacts of agricultural water investmentsShaping the Future of Water for Agriculture is an important resource for those interested and engaged in development with a focus on agricultural water
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bank, World Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture : A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management Herndon : World Bank Publications,c2005 9780821361610
Subject Agricultural industries -- Foreign ownership.;Irrigation water -- Economic aspects.;Irrigation water -- Management.;Irrigation -- Economic aspects.;Water in agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.;Water-supply, Agricultural -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.;Water-supply, Agricultural -- Developing countries -- Management
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