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Webinar: Drip irrigation for smallholder farmers
Webinar: Drip irrigation for smallholder farmers
Tuesday June 30, 2020 Image: Woor en Daad (by: Drops4Crops)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


June 30
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Online webinar

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

Webinar Program

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
Stephan Dohrn

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
Stephan Dohrn

15:50 Closing: Wrap-up and Way forward
Ella Lammers

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