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Rural watershed management : the power of integration (English)

A watershed is an area that supplies water by surface or subsurface flow to a drainage system or body of water. Watersheds vary from a few hectares to thousands of square kilometers. ... See More +

Brief 47358 FEB 01, 2009

Darghouth, Salah ; Ward, Christopher ; Gambarelli, Gretel ; Styger, Erika ; Roux, Julienne Disclosed

Public private partnerships in irrigation development and management (English)

Irrigation has been vital to agricultural gains in the last half century. But demand for food continues to rise as the world's population increases and economic progress allows more people to eat better. ... See More +

Brief 44736 JUN 01, 2008

Darghouth, Salah Disclosed

Poverty analysis in agricultural water operations - Phase I : review of World Bank financed projects (English)

Agricultural water has, in the past, been seen as a prime mechanism for fostering economic growth and reducing rural poverty, and agricultural water investments demonstrated particular success during the Green Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 44226 MAY 16, 2008

Darghouth, Salah; Ward, Christopher; Gittinger, Price; Roux, Julienne; Srivastava, Animesh Disclosed

Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up : Havza yonetim yaklaþymlary, politikalary ve faaliyetleri : olcek buyutmeye yonelik dersler (Turkish)

The report begins with definitions of watersheds and watershed management, a characterization of the problem of watershed degradation, and a short history of watershed management operations and policies (Chapter 1). ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 44222 MAY 01, 2008

Darghouth, Salah; Ward, Christopher; Gambarelli, Gretel; Styger, Erika; Roux, Julienne; English Disclosed

Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up (English)

The report begins with definitions of watersheds and watershed management, a characterization of the problem of watershed degradation, and a short history of watershed management operations and policies (Chapter 1). ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 44222 MAY 01, 2008

Darghouth, Salah; Ward, Christopher; Gambarelli, Gretel; Styger, Erika; Roux, Julienne; Turkish

Africa region : irrigation business plan (English)

Growth in agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa is vital to poverty reduction and to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), as emphasized in the World Development Report 2008: agriculture for development. ... See More +

Working Paper 44165 OCT 23, 2007

Jong, Ijsbrand de; Salah, Darghouth; Roux, Julienne; Ward, Christopher; Disclosed

Emerging public-private partnerships in irrigation development and management (English)

The objective of this paper is to identify the possible role and opportunities for the private sector to participate with governments and farmers in developing and managing irrigation and drainage (I&D) infrastructure. ... See More +

Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper 43100 MAY 01, 2007

Darghouth, Salah; Disclosed

Investing in smallholder irrigation (English)

Smallholder irrigated horticulture has proven to be a viable and attractive option for poor farmers in developing countries. This paper relates two important lessons learned: low-cost productive technologies must be available to smallholders in terms of both location and price and must correspond to their needs, and the importance of a market-led approach for financing technology acquisition. ... See More +

Brief 37041 JUN 01, 2006

Naugle, Jon; Sellen, Daniel; Darghouth, Salah; Dinar, Ariel Disclosed

Investing in the reuse of treated wastewater (English)

Of the projected 1 billion growth in global population by 2015, 88 percent will take place in cities, nearly all of it in developing countries. ... See More +

Brief 37042 JUN 01, 2006

Scott, Chris; Darghouth, Salah; Dinar, Ariel Disclosed

Reengaging in agricultural water management : policy and institutional options for decision makers (English)

This Note outlines a larger report describing the changing context of demand and supply for agricultural water. It identifies the policy, institutional, and incentive reform options that will accelerate improvements in productivity and pro-poor growth in this sector. ... See More +

Brief 37028 FEB 01, 2006

Ward, Christopher; Darghouth, Salah Disclosed

Water management and agricultural trade (English)

Improved water management practices and trade in "virtual water" can help alleviate water scarcity, release water for more efficient uses, increase productivity, and ultimately reduce food prices for consumers. ... See More +

Brief 37030 FEB 01, 2006

Shetty, Shobha; Darghouth, Salah; Dinar, Ariel Disclosed

Investing in drought preparedness (English)

Drought is a normal part of climate for virtually every country. This paper notes that in response, a risk-based management approach is more cost effective because it emphasizes improved monitoring and early warning systems; development of strong decision-support systems; identification and implementation of mitigation actions; education and training of policy makers, natural resources managers, and the public; and drought mitigation plans that reduce the most serious impacts. ... See More +

Brief 37032 FEB 01, 2006

Wilhite, Donald; Darghouth, Salah; Dinar, Ariel Disclosed

Conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water (English)

Conjunctive water use refers to simultaneous use of surface water and groundwater to meet crop demand. This Note concludes that to optimize conjunctive use of water, the best way forward is to concentrate on capacity building of irrigation system managers to improve system management and reshape hydraulic infrastructure of large and small-surface systems. ... See More +

Brief 37031 FEB 01, 2006

Shah, Tushar; Darghouth, Salah; Dinar, Ariel Disclosed

Shaping the future of water for agriculture : designing and implementing quality investments in agricultural water management (English)

This Note is based on the report, "Shaping the Future of Water for Agriculture: A Sourcebook for Investment in Agricultural Water Management," which presents a range of solutions and good practices from World Bank and worldwide experience are documented to meet the challenges of agricultural water management. ... See More +

Brief 37029 FEB 01, 2006

Ward, Christopher; Dinar, Ariel; Darghouth, Salah Disclosed

Reengaging in agricultural water management: challenges and options (English)

The overall goal of this report is to give strategic focus to implementation of the agricultural water management (AWM) components of the corporate strategies. ... See More +

Publication 35520 JAN 01, 2006

Ward, Christopher; Darghouth, Salah; Minasyan, Gayane; Bambarelli, Gretel Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Rural watershed management : the power of integration (English)
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FEB 01, 2009 47358 Brief
Public private partnerships in irrigation development and management (English)
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JUN 01, 2008 44736 Brief
Poverty analysis in agricultural water operations - Phase I : review of World Bank financed projects (English)
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MAY 16, 2008 44226 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up : Havza yonetim yaklaþymlary, politikalary ve faaliyetleri : olcek buyutmeye yonelik dersler (Turkish)
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MAY 01, 2008 44222 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper English
Watershed management approaches, policies, and operations : lessons for scaling up (English)
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MAY 01, 2008 44222 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper Turkish
Africa region : irrigation business plan (English)
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OCT 23, 2007 44165 Working Paper
Emerging public-private partnerships in irrigation development and management (English)
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MAY 01, 2007 43100 Water & Sanitation Discussion Paper
Investing in smallholder irrigation (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37041 Brief
Investing in the reuse of treated wastewater (English)
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JUN 01, 2006 37042 Brief
Reengaging in agricultural water management : policy and institutional options for decision makers (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37028 Brief
Water management and agricultural trade (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37030 Brief
Investing in drought preparedness (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37032 Brief
Conjunctive use of groundwater and surface water (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37031 Brief
Shaping the future of water for agriculture : designing and implementing quality investments in agricultural water management (English)
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FEB 01, 2006 37029 Brief
Reengaging in agricultural water management: challenges and options (English)
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JAN 01, 2006 35520 Publication