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Nutrition-Sensitive Water Management Guidance for Irrigation Interventions.

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Presentation by Claire Chase, World Bank Group, at the Stockholm World Water Week on August 27th, 2019.

It highlights that Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture guidelines do not fully capture water-related issues. Also looks at entry points for improved nutritional outcomes, results indicators for nutrition-sensitive irrigation and water management lending operations,
the Uganda Irrigation Development and Climate Resilience project as a case study and the partnerships that scale up investments in nutrition-sensitive irrigation and water management.

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Nutrition-Sensitive Water Management Guidance for Irrigation Interventions.

  1. 1. www.worldbank.org/water | www.blogs.worldbank.org/water | @WorldBankWater Nutrition-sensitive Water Management Guidance for Irrigation Interventions Claire Chase August 27th 2019
  2. 2. Nutrition-sensitive Agriculture guidelines do not fully capture water-related issues
  3. 3. Results Indicators for Nutrition-Sensitive Irrigation and Water Management Lending Operations
  4. 4. Uganda Irrigation Development and Climate Resilience Project ➢ Stunting prevalence of 29% ➢ 41% face chronic food shortages ➢ By 2025, number of food-insecure people 30 million ➢ Less than 1% irrigation potential ➢ Large-scale irrigation with farmer-led sub-component: - Stabilize and increase yields - Extend production to dry season - Increase diversification - Adoption of productive inputs - Integrated value chain development
  5. 5. Partnerships to scale up investments in nutrition-sensitive irrigation and water management
  6. 6. www.worldbank.org/water | www.blogs.worldbank.org/water | @WorldBankWater Thank you

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