From the IFPRI blog: on World Water Day, Janna de la Paz and Ruth Meinzen-Dick explore the difficulties of equitably and sustainably managing freshwater resources for farming, and look explain how experimental games can help farmers understand and sustain groundwater resources.
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The application of alternative modeling approaches, such as decision analysis approaches being piloted by WLE researchers, could be expanded to help bridge the social and biological strengths of the IUCN to help promote both conservation and livelihoods.
A study in Nepal’s Tarai-Madhesh region highlights that, despite changes in the roles women are playing in agriculture, many of them are having trouble accessing water resources for irrigation. Recommendations have been developed in a new technical brief.
International Water Management Institute (IWMI), a non-profit scientific research organization focusing on the sustainable use of water and land resources in developing countries has encouraged women in the Upper East region of Ghana to go into agriculture by providing them with small water reservoirs.
The Upper East Regional Women in Agriculture Development Officer, Mary Kogana Paula has called on traditional rulers, family heads and society to give women the opportunity to have access to land for agricultural purposes in Ghana.