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Water for wealth and food security: supporting farmer-driven investments in agricultural water management


This report addresses the effective use of available water as a way to help to improve productivity and reduce poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. It combines the practical improved water management systems and approaches, including the reduction of risks associated with climate variability through environmental risks monitoring. It documents the benefits of irrigation already been invested by farmers in small-scale irrigation, and provides practical recommendations and tools for governments, the private sector, donors and organizations to effectively support these farmer-led initiatives to improve the lives of millions of families sustainably and equitably.

Keywords

  • Themes:Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Food Security & Agriculture, Risk Identification & Assessment, Water
  • Countries/Regions:Africa

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/28353

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