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A report on the economic potential for irrigation in Botswana

Martin Upton

A report on the economic potential for irrigation in Botswana

by Martin Upton

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Published by University of Reading Department of Agricultural Economics in Reading .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Botswana.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Botswana.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby M. Upton.
      SeriesUniversity of Reading. Dept. of Agricultural Economics. Development study, no. 5, Development studies (Reading, England) ;, no. 5.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1407 .R4 no. 5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[10], 76, xvi p.
      Number of Pages76
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5160355M
      ISBN 100853920044
      LC Control Number74492320
      OCLC/WorldCa97906

      Publications CAR and its staff produce a wide range of publications, including consultancy reports, articles, book chapters and policy briefs. These publications are listed below. × Publications have been listed per year below, click on the years to view the publications. National Conservation Strategy Agency, Ramboll, IUCN and . contact patterns. The potential for negative health impacts of water projects must also be juxtaposed with the positive effect that dams and irrigation schemes contribute substantially to renewable energy production, food security, and social and economic development. This, in turn, can provide rural.

      Agriculture analysis aquifers ARC/INFO areas assessment boreholes BOTSWANA NATIONAL WATER catchments cost Department of Water District Councils drought economic effluent environmental estimated Francistown Gaborone Ghanzi Government and Lands groundwater resources increase irrigation Jwaneng Kalahari Kgalagadi District Limpopo River livestock. Strategies to deal with rural development should take into consideration the remoteness and potentials in rural areas and provide targeted differentiated approaches. 8. A healthy and dynamic agricultural sector is an important foundation of rural development, generating strong linkages to other economic sectors.

      ERS research in this topic area focuses on the economic, social, spatial, temporal, and demographic factors that affect the poverty status of rural residents. Child Nutrition Programs ERS conducts research on USDA's child nutrition programs and their role in children's food security, diets, and well-being. In her book Global Warring: How Environmental, Economic and Political Crises will Redraw the World Map, Cleo Paskal examines sundry ways that geopolitics may be affected by climate change and resource scarcity. Nowhere is her book more poignant than where it compares our water problems today with those of the people who inhabited what is now /5(9).


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