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Irrigation and drainage development (English)


An estimated 270 million hectares of irrigated land-about 18 percent of the world's cropland-generates about 40 percent of the world's food production. Among regions, there are great disparities in the distribution of irrigated land and its contribution...  See More +


  • Davis, Richard; Hirji, Rafik; Davis, Richard ; Hirji, Rafik;
  • 2003/03/31
  • Working Paper (Numbered Series);
  • 26321
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  • PhilippinesAustraliaTanzaniaIndiaEgypt, Arab Republic of
  • AfricaEast Asia and PacificSouth AsiaMiddle East and North Africa
  • 2010/07/01
  • Irrigation and drainage development
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