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Managing irrigation for environmentally sustainable agriculture in Pakistan

Ineke MargГґt Kalwij

Managing irrigation for environmentally sustainable agriculture in Pakistan

surface irrigation methods and practices

by Ineke MargГґt Kalwij

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Published by Pakistan National Program, International Irrigation Management Institute in Lahore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irrigation,
  • Sustainable agriculture,
  • Management,
  • Irrigation efficiency

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIneke Margôt Kalwij
    SeriesReport -- no. R-24
    ContributionsInternational Irrigation Management Institute. Pakistan National Program
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 132 p. ;
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25095425M
    LC Control Number2011314754

    Sustainable Management of Water Resources in Agriculture Agriculture is the major user of water in most countries. It also faces the enormous challenge of producing almost 50% more food by and File Size: 3MB. Managing Water: Irrigation and Drainage Worldwide, over two billion acres of virgin land have been plowed and brought into agricultural use since Until the last decades of the twentieth century, clearing new land compensated for loss of agricultural .

    Innovative technologies and research should be developed to ensure sustainable agriculture and productivity using modern irrigation systems, improved varieties, improved soil quality, etc. In the meantime, the preservation of natural environment should be based on resource conservation technologies and best management .   Part 2 surveys key techniques for managing soil, from irrigation and fertiliser use to crop rotations, intercropping and cover crops. The final part of the book discusses ways of supporting Author: Don Reicosky.

    Sustainable agriculture is farming in sustainable ways, which means meeting society's present food and textile needs, without compromising the ability for current or future generations to meet their needs. It can be based on an understanding of ecosystem are many methods to increase the sustainability of agriculture. When developing agriculture within sustainable . Smart-irrigation systems are a hot topic in irrigation management. Satellite imaging, sensors and controls, communication technologies and irrigation decision models are readily available. The price of the required technology is being reduced year after year, and its implementation in agriculture gives real-time information that allows for more accurate management Author: Daniele Masseroni, Gerard Arbat, Isabel Pedroso de Lima.


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Within the International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI), in Pakistan, research is being conducted on Irrigation Methods and Practices, which forms part of the Watercourse Management Sub-component under the Netherlands Govt. Grant Project, “Managing Irrigation for Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture in Pakistan”.

Government of The Netherlands. The project is entitled "Managing Irrigation for Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture in Pakistan".

The overall objectives of the project are: to expand the institutional capacity to effectively manage the solutions; * to maximize the role of farmers and rural communities in irrigation.

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Lahore, Pakistan: International Irrigation Management Institute (IIMI). Pakistan. In Pakistan, the subsidy is PKR per unit of electricity consumed in agriculture (Planning Commission, ). In Bangladesh, there is a subsidy of taka per acre for diesel operated irrigation pumps (Asaduzzaman et al Cited by: Managing surface water for irrigation 17 There is a need to do more work on the capacity building of water user associations before handing over operation and maintenance of these schemes to farmers.

Pakistan's agriculture is almost wholly dependent on irrigation--irrigated land supplies more than 90 percent of agricultural production, with gross commanded area of 16 million hectares.

The water. This book is a reference on the subject and reinforces the need to develop environmentally sustainable and profitable food production systems. It describes the ecological sustainability of. Water management should therefore balance the need of water for agriculture and the need for a sustainable environment.

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