Water & Irrigation

Revitalising Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria Africa

The executive secretary of the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), Dr Canisius Kabungo Kanangire, spoke recently of the need for transparency and accountability, with respect to the correct functioning of sustainable partnerships, and appropriate funding of development initiatives

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Report claims water irrigation schemes are key to African food security

Water irrigation report IWMI AfricaThe key to unlocking the agricultural potential and improving food security in sub-Saharan Africa lies in the development of water irrigation schemes, according to the claims of a survey by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

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Tanzanian irrigation institute calls for development funds

Irrigation_davetrainerThe Arusha Technical College (ATC) has requested financial support from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the UK's Department for International Development (DfID) to implement some of its key agricultural projects

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Tanzania gives priority to irrigation projects to ensure food security

irrigation_farming_jessicareederTanzania will focus on developing irrigation farming to help ensure food security in the country

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Global demand for Africa’s land affecting local water cost

Global demand for Africa’s land affecting local water cost Informal irrigation arrangements used by local Malawian farmers’ groups have been far more successful than top-down projects piloted by development agencies at improving farmers’ livelihoods, and have increased the amount of irrigated land in the country

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