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Jennie BARRON
IWMI Research Theme Leader “Sustainable Agricultural Water Management”
CGIAR Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE)...
THE SMALLHOLDER IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT
OPPORTUNITY
• Addressing inclusive livelihood developments
• Climate-proofing food ...
THE POTENTIAL FOR SMALLHOLDER IRRIGATION IN SSA
SSA: motor pumps
• More than185 million potential rural
beneficiaries
• Ne...
HOW MUCH IS REALIZED? MAPPING IRRIGATED MULTI CROPPED AREAS
OF AFRICA
• Typically exceeds 2-4 times
national formal irriga...
STILL FARMERS LEFT OUT OF THESE OPPORTUNITIES …
Enabling Access to opportunities : women and
resource poor farmers face ch...
• Ass. Professor Frederick Kahimba, (Sokoine University of
Agriculture, Tanzania)
• Maureen Mnimbo (Sokoine University of ...
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Jennie Barron, IWMI: Inclusive irrigation

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Jennie Barron, IWMI: Inclusive irrigation

  1. 1. Jennie BARRON IWMI Research Theme Leader “Sustainable Agricultural Water Management” CGIAR Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) Flagship leader “ Land and Water Productivity”
  2. 2. THE SMALLHOLDER IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY • Addressing inclusive livelihood developments • Climate-proofing food systems for food and nutrition security • Achieve sustainable agricultural intensification …..contribute to SDG agendas
  3. 3. THE POTENTIAL FOR SMALLHOLDER IRRIGATION IN SSA SSA: motor pumps • More than185 million potential rural beneficiaries • Net revenues up to US$22 billion/yr. Tanzania: motor pumps could benefit 2-4 million people (8-12% of rural households).
  4. 4. HOW MUCH IS REALIZED? MAPPING IRRIGATED MULTI CROPPED AREAS OF AFRICA • Typically exceeds 2-4 times national formal irrigation scheme areas reported • Working with national partners to improve further to scope additional areas of opportunities for expansion and intensification http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2016/02/irrigated-africa-and-asia/
  5. 5. STILL FARMERS LEFT OUT OF THESE OPPORTUNITIES … Enabling Access to opportunities : women and resource poor farmers face challenges accessing affordable AWM: - Market and capital access for in/output supplies - Managing technologies - Connect to information and learning - Cultural barriers - New concepts and data - Tools and approaches to support equal opportunities Photo:SteveMcCurrach/IWMI
  6. 6. • Ass. Professor Frederick Kahimba, (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania) • Maureen Mnimbo (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania) • Mary Ndaro (CARE International, Tanzania) • Sophie Theis (IFPRI, Washington DC, USA)

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