The Water Resources Management group of Wageningen University facilitates a Webinar to present and discuss the report “Drip irrigation for smallholder farmers – A review of literature and current projects” on June 30, 2020, at 14:00 CEST. During this Webinar, the findings of the report will be discussed and participants will debate about the main issues of drip irrigation and facilitate cross learning between projects.
This concerns projects of the the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) in the following programmes: Sustainable Water Fund programme (FDW), Facility for Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Food Security (FDOV) and Sustainable Development Goals Partnership (SDGP) project advisors
14:00 Welcome, background, objectives, webinar program
By RVO Ella Lammers
14:05 Policy objectives
By IGG Aart van der Horst
14:15 Icebreaker: Who is in the room
14:25 Presentation on the paper and brochure “Drip irrigation for smallholder farmers”
By Gert Jan Veldwisch, WUR
14:45 Presentation by 2 projects
Drops4Crops, Burkina Faso – by Marius Otte, Woord en Daad
Improved water allocation and irrigation efficiency in the Ziway-Shally Basin – by Simon van Meijeren, Acacia Water
15:05 Discussion and lessons learned
15:50 Closing: Wrap-up and Way forward
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