Salt and rock waterhackathon

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At the conclusion of the 2011 Egypt WaterHackathon, software developers and water specialists presented their innovative ICT-based solutions to real-world problems of water access and sanitation. This presentation highlights one of these solutions.

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Salt and rock waterhackathon

  1. 1. iAbdelrahman Mahdy Mena Rady Nagham Osman
  2. 2. Current SituationSee Ilustration Government controls distribution through canals Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  3. 3. Current ProblemsWhat is being faced now? Crops die from too little or too much water Upstream (more water) vs downststream (less water) Lack of communication No monitoring system Biased system Inefficient irrigation system Farmers inaccessible Inacurate scheduling /planning Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  4. 4. Current solutionCan you? Ministry of Agriculture Egyptian Farmers Telecommunication Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  5. 5. Current ResponseWhat do you think Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  6. 6. Current Proposed SystemHow can you Free Nile is a development system that Plans Monitors Regulates Using ICT to automate the current process that connects three bodies together Ministry of Agriculture Farmers Telecommunications Sector Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  7. 7. Current RolesWhat can be doneMinistry of Agriculture Establishing direct contact with farmers Relying on the database provided by the new system Coordinating with farmersFarmers Deciding on irrigation: flood/sprinkling/dripping Receiving & sending SmsTelecommunications Sector Incentive program support- Tracking the point system Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  8. 8. Current Proposed SystemHow can youData for farmers Level Quality-Ph Electrical Conductivity –ECData for ResearchersData for Telecommunication Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  9. 9. Current goalsHow can youEducation Farmers will know more about their land. Better crops equals to more profit. Change of farmer Behavior Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt
  10. 10. Current PlayersMeet our starsFive farmers Am Ahmed Ensherah Farag Fadl Abu Dina Zagazig Kafr El Sheikh, Cairo Tools for more equitable water distribution in Egypt

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