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Filho, Walter Leal

Rainwater-Smart Agriculture in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas

Filho, Walter Leal - Rainwater-Smart Agriculture in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Preface: Rainwater-Smart Agriculture in Arid and Semi-arid Areas
Walter Leal Filho, Josep Trincheria Gomez

Part I. General Approaches and Methods

2. Using Rainwater for Off-Season Small-Scale Irrigation in Arid and Semi-arid Areas of Sub-Saharan Africa: Key Working Principles and Best Practices
Josep Trincheria Gomez, Desalegn Dawit, Sebastiao Famba, Walter Leal Filho, Maimbo Malesu, Paula Viola Mussera, Stephen Ngigi, Celma Niquice, Rumbidzai Nyawasha, Alex Oduor, Nicholas Oguge, Francis Oremo, Belay Simane, Menas Wuta

3. Fostering Food Security and Climate Resilience Through Integrated Landscape Restoration Practices and Rainwater Harvesting/Management in Arid and Semi-arid Areas of Ethiopia
Kifle Woldearegay, Lulseged Tamene, Kindu Mekonnen, Fred Kizito, Deborah Bossio

4. Towards Optimizing the Performance and Cost-Effectiveness of Farm Pond Technology for Small-Scale Irrigation in Semi-arid Farming Systems
Stephen N. Ngigi

5. The Promise of Flood-Based Farming Systems in Arid and Semi-arid Areas
Matthijs Kool, Frank Steenbergen, Abraham Mehari Haile, Yasir Mohamed Abbas, Eyasu Hagos

6. Adaptations in Water Harvesting Technologies for Enhancing Food Security and Livelihood: A Multi-country Study in Sub-Saharan Africa
D. Snelder, F. Kahimba, O. Korodjouma, A. Abebe, E. Oughton, L. Bunclark, R. Lasage

7. Roads: Instruments for Rainwater Harvesting, Food Security and Climate Resilience in Arid and Semi-arid Areas
Frank Steenbergen, Kifle Woldearegay, Marta Agujetas Perez, Kebede Manjur, Mohammed Abdullah Al-Abyadh

Part II. Case Studies and Field Experiences

8. Fostering the Use of Rainwater for Off-Season Small-Scale Irrigation in Arid and Semi-arid Areas of Ethiopia
Belay Simane, Taffa Tulu, Amare Lantideru, Desalegn Dawit

9. Fostering the Use of Rainwater for Off-Season Small-Scale Irrigation in Arid and Semi-arid Areas of Kenya
Nicholas Oguge, Francis Oremo

10. Rainwater Harvesting Options to Support Off-Season Small-Scale Irrigation in Arid and Semi-arid Areas of Zimbabwe
Menas Wuta, George Nyamadzawo, Blessing Nyamasoka, Rumbidzai Nyawasha, Grace Matayaya, Raymond Nazare, Simon Madyiwa, Jonathan Tsoka

11. Improving the Efficiency of Runoff Pond System for Supplementary Irrigation in Arid and Semi-arid Areas of Kenya
Alex Raymonds Oduor, Maimbo Malesu Mabanga

12. Low-Tech Irrigation Strategies for Smallholder Vegetable Farmers in Kenya
Silke Stöber, Caroline Moraza, Lucas Zahl, Esther Kagai

13. Rainwater Harvesting Irrigation—A Strategic Measure for Integrated Rural Development in the Dry Mountainous Areas of Gansu Province, China
Qiang Zhu, John Gould

14. Benefits and Challenges of Dugout Rainwater Harvesting Ponds in Tigray Region, Ethiopia
Gebremedhin Berhane

15. Innovative Rainwater Harvesting Technologies for Pastoralists in Arid and Semi-arid Areas: A Case Study in Oromiya Region, Ethiopia
Alemayehu Haddis

16. The ‘Majaluba’ Rice Production System: A Rainwater Harvesting ‘Bright Spot’ in Tanzania
John Gowing, Lisa Bunclark, Henry Mahoo, Frederick Kahimba

17. Fostering the Adoption of In Situ Rainwater Harvesting for Food Security in Rwenzori Region, Uganda
James W. Kisekka, Nasser Kinaalwa, Evelyne Busingye, Maarten Onneweer

18. Management of Rainwater Resources for Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands in Arid and Semi-arid Region of Southern Pakistan
Sahibzada Irfanullah Khan

19. Rainwater Management to Restore Ecosystems and Foster Food Production: A Case Study in the Semiarid Region of Minas Gerais in Brazil
Norma Angélica Hernández-Bernal

20. Lessons Learned in the Replication and Scaling-up of Rainwater Harvesting Technologies in Arid and Semi-arid Areas: A Case Study of Kilifi County, Kenya
Charles Kipkorir Songok, Paul Kimeu, James Kamunge, Raphael Ngumbi, Lotome Chammah, Christine Adiema, Christine Omondi

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change, Water Policy/Water Governance/Water Management, Agriculture, Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319662398
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-66238-1

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