Irrigated agriculture has once again risen to prominence among sub-Saharan Africa’s development priorities, after a long lull prompted by disappointment in the results of major investments during the 1970s and 1980s.

Malaria transmission – associated with morbidity, mortality and constraining economic development – has been reduced by more than 40% in Africa in the twenty-first century. Large dams, essential to achieving Africa’s development goals, have nonetheless created a set of local conditions that have defied the broader twenty-first century progress.

This study provides guidance on pricing policy reform to promote sustainable and socially inclusive water use and management in Vietnam. The study considers investment needs in the water sector, and reviews alternative approaches to water pricing that are likely to generate much-needed financial capital.

In 2017, the Philippines adopted a set of long-term development goals for the country called AmBisyon Natin 2040. Developed through a participatory process, these goals provide overall guidance as well as a target for a series of more specific development plans.

This study investigated the dependence of three riparian communities on ecosystem services in northern Ghana. Participatory mapping and ranking exercises in gender-segregated groups were used to elicit information on the communities’ livelihoods.

The report analyzes the changing tripartite constellations between South African black smallholders, the pre- and post-apartheid state, and the country’s large-scale agribusiness and irrigation industry.

The Tana River is one of Kenya’s most important rivers. It is the principal water source for Nairobi, the capital city, providing water for hydroelectric power generation and irrigation. Several of the flagship projects laid out in Vision 2030 – the blueprint that guides Kenya’s national development – are located in the basin.

This report presents a guideline in support of the indicator method for Target 6.6.1 (GEMI 2017), titled “Step-by-step monitoring methodology for SDG indicator 6.6.1”.

This paper investigates the public participation (PP) process in environmental impact assessments (EIA) of three large-scale hydropower plants (HPs) in Nepal, with a view to improving the PP process to accommodate the interests and needs of local citizens impacted.

Limited access to water, droughts, floods and other climatic conditions are major challenges to food security in Ghana. Over 70% of smallholder farmers in the country practice rainfed agriculture, which is highly vulnerable to rainfall variability. Flooding and waterlogging of farmlands limit land use and crop productivity.

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