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role of traditional irrigation systems (vinyungu) in alleviating poverty in Iringa Rural District, Tanzania

T. A. J. Mkavidanda

role of traditional irrigation systems (vinyungu) in alleviating poverty in Iringa Rural District, Tanzania

by T. A. J. Mkavidanda

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Published by Mkuki na Nyota Publishers in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania .
Written in

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Iringa District.
    • Subjects:
    • Irrigation -- Economic aspects -- Tanzania -- Iringa District,
    • Poverty -- Tanzania -- Iringa District

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT.A.J. Mkavidanda, A.L. Kaswamila.
      SeriesResearch report ;, no. 01.2., Research report (Research Programme on Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania) ;, no. 01.2.
      ContributionsKaswamila, A. L., Research Programme on Poverty Alleviation in Tanzania.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1741.T34 M57 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 36 :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3985169M
      LC Control Number2001313263

      Irrigation is the artificial exploitation and distribution of water at project level aiming at application of water at field level to agricultural crops in dry areas or in periods of scarce rainfall to assure or improve crop production. This article discusses organizational forms and means of management of . Under those conditions, traditional techniques of soil erosion control, such as contour planting, have proved ineffective (Pacheco et al., ). In response, many farmers have adopted zero-tillage systems, which increase soil cover and bring other environmental benefits.

      The waters of the Nile in Sudan have been used for centuries for traditional irrigation, taking advantage of the annual Nile flood. Some use of this method still continued in the early s, and the traditional shaduf (a device to raise water) and waterwheel were also used to lift water to fields in local irrigation projects but were rapidly. Future challenges are to (i) increase P availability, (ii) reduce loss of nutrients under high and low input systems, and (iii) increase water-use efficiency in irrigation systems. Hans F. Stroo Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Contaminated Sites: The Role of Soil Science.

      This is why irrigation is so fascinating. It is such an essential factor in human existence, yet it is also something that needs to be constructed, which can be complex and difficult to do. I am fascinated that people in BC (Ubaid II) could develop complex systems of irrigation, and that the irrigation could lead to complex societies. A New Era for Irrigation explains how irrigation emerged in the nineteenth century, how it met the nation's goals in the twentieth century, and what role it might play in the twenty-first century. It will be important to growers, policymakers, regulators, environmentalists, water and soil scientists, water rights claimants, and interested.


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