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Irrigation & Drainage Systems Engineering

ISSN: 2168-9768

Open Access

Tesfaw M

Water Resource and Irrigation Management,
Ethiopia

Publications
  • Review Article
    Small Scale Irrigation Development
    Author(s): Tesfaw MTesfaw M

    The country Ethiopia is situated in East Africa and hence agriculture is the base for people’s basic fulfillment and the country is abundant by water resource. Even if we have ample amount of water still now rain-fed agriculture is more practiced than irrigation water application. Irrigation can be defined as the application of water to the soil for increasing the moisture content which is important for plant root-growth and development to prevent stress that may cause reduce the amount of yield as well as the quality of the crops. There is positive relation between irrigation service and poverty alleviation. The availability of water for irrigation in community helps to improve food security. It increases the potential for producing more food consistency in drought prone and food insecure areas. Small scale irrigation farming has played a vital.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2168-9768.1000206

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