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Cover slide option 1 TitleGood Practices and Examples of Water Management
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What are the practices (adaptation/strategies) to this inadequacy poor timing of supply
1. Cultivate and irrigate less tha...
Are we doing enough? – Probably not
• Too little, too slow
• Significant population pressure
• Climate change
• Land degra...
THANK YOU AND QUESTIONS
Good Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin
Good Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin
Good Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin
Good Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin
Good Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin
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Good Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin

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Presented by IWMI's Arif Anwar at the International Conference on Climate and Environment Change Impacts on the Indus Basin Waters held in Kathmandu, Nepal, on February 18.

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Good Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin

  1. 1. Cover slide option 1 TitleGood Practices and Examples of Water Management Options in Arid and Semi-Arid Parts of the Indus Basin Arif Anwar PhD, PE, MASCE Principal Researcher- Irrigation, Head of Office IWMI Pakistan
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  3. 3. What are the practices (adaptation/strategies) to this inadequacy poor timing of supply 1. Cultivate and irrigate less than the entire area – cropping intensity <100% in each season; 2. Cultivate some of the area with crops requiring less water – crop diversification; 3. Allow crops to undergo water stress and accept a decrease in yield – deficit irrigation; and 4. Use groundwater to supplement surface (canal) water – conjunctive water use.
  4. 4. Are we doing enough? – Probably not • Too little, too slow • Significant population pressure • Climate change • Land degradation • Socio-economic changes including urban migration • Business-as-usual approach • Youth unemployment
  5. 5. THANK YOU AND QUESTIONS

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