Watershed interventions by ICRISAT affords 1-2.5 meters higher groundwater levels, providing lifesaving irrigation to farmers in the villages of Patnikota and Ayyavaripalli, in the drylands of Andhra Pradesh, India.
An evaluation finds real change in three specific areas: demonstrating landscape approaches in ways that encourage farmers, the government, donors and NGOs to embrace these strategies; innovating with geospatial data; and promoting and removing barriers to conservation technologies.
How small-scale communal irrigation schemes are being transformed into profitable, equitable and economically sustainable schemes through investment in smart technologies, farmers, institutions and value chains.
IFPRI joined CNBC Africa to discuss the linking of electrification with agriculture - as an opportunity for development and saving money - also making reference to ILSSI Ethiopia irrigating horticultural products as one of the interventions they looked into.
Youth migration and gender disparities due to urbanization are striking a sever blow to agriculture in Ghana. And the Reach-STR project aims to mitigate these challenges through sustainable agriculture, with the help of stakeholders.
Water and nutrition security are closely intertwined. At the 2019 Stockholm World Water Week, experts discussed how to bring together nutrition and water interventions under the SDGs, within the timeframes of the UN Decades of Action on Nutrition and the UN Water Action Decade.