Improving Water Use Efficiency in Agriculture

For water resources sector, the country should adopt the theme crop per drop. All of our policies, projects, development and thought should be addressed toward this theme. The water resources development agenda may be that one-half of the increase in the demand for water by 2025 should be net by increasing the effectiveness of irrigation. While the remaining water needs should be met by dams and the conjunctive use of aquifers. For effectiveness of irrigation, lining of canals, watercourses, construction of water storage at farm level and research, development, and joint venture in sprinkler, drip, trickle, micro-spray. center pivot irrigation and hydroponics green house production is necessary. This strategy will result in creating employment opportunities and for reduction of poverty in the country.

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