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La Global Water Initiative en Afrique de l’Ouest : l’Eau pour l’Agriculture (2012–2017)

Cette fiche d'information donne un aperçu du travail sur «l'eau pour l'agriculture» de la Global Water Initiative (GWI) en Afrique de l'Ouest entre 2012 et 2017. La Global Water Initiative est financée par la Fondation Howard G. Buffett et le programme Afrique de l'Ouest est mis en œuvre par l'IIED et l'UICN.

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Agriculture in large-scale rice irrigation schemes needs to be made to work for both the state, in terms of economic returns and national food security, and for the smallholders whose livelihoods depend on it. When it comes to the development of new dams and large-scale irrigation, more information is needed about their economic viability and how the water, land, and economic benefits can be shared equitably to support local development.

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GWI West Africa: project background

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