Terms searched: Irrigation
2 Nov 2021 Niamey, Niger
Improved access to drinking water and sanitation services, small-scale irrigation and programs for sustainable water usage to be funded
1 Nov 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Reduced rainfall and higher temperatures have increased water use in Scotland for crop irrigation, exacerbating water shortages
28 Sep 2021 St Helena CA
Desperation has pushed some growers to spray sunscreen on grapes, to try to prevent roasting, while others are irrigating with treated wastewater from toilets and sinks because reservoirs are dry.
21 Jul 2021 Washington DC, United States
As the west of the US swelters and burns under sustained drought conditions, there are wider implications for national security and global food prices. Water levels in the Colorado River system are dangerously low and states are bickering over access to irrigation waters.
5 Jun 2021 KHARTOUM, Sudan
Funding for new water infrastructure projects and support for government transition and modernisation
1 May 2021 Darwin
The Northern Territory government awarded Fortune Agribusiness a license to extract 40 billion liters of underground water per year to irrigate a 3500-hectare horticulture project at Singleton cattle station, about 380km north of Alice Springs. Native title holders concerned.
10 Apr 2021 SHOPIAN
Irrigation canals and water channels in the apple-rich belts of Shopian are running dry due to continuing illegal mining of rivers.
14 Mar 2021 HO CHI MINH CITY
Untreated wastewater from millions of households, thousands of factories, hydropower generation, irrigation and other activities contribute to water quality degradation.
4 Mar 2021 KABUL, Afghanistan
The government of India has signed a $236 Million USD deal to build the Shahtoot Dam in Kabul which will provide fresh drinking water for roughly 2 million residents and support irrigation efforts across Afghanistan.The Pakistan government continues to express concern about Shahtoot River interventions that will reduce water flow into their country by 16 to 17 percent...
16 Feb 2021 CAIRO
Egypt is fining farmers for wasting water as Ethiopia approaches the second phase of the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), built on one of the main tributaries of the Nile River, which Cairo fears will affect its share of water. On Jan. 28, the Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel-Aty, stressed the importance of finding successful ways to switch from flood irrigation to modern irrigation systems...
16 Feb 2021 RABAT
Morocco will start building in 2021 five large dams with a total storage capacity of 525 million m3 that will enable the Kingdom to improve its drinking water and irrigation capacities. The construction of these dams, to cost the state around $538 million, is part of the national drinking water supply and irrigation program 2020-2027, said minister of Equipment & Water Abdelkader Amara at Morocco’s Upper House of parliament...
8 Feb 2021 NEW DELHI, India
While Indian farmers protest against threats to their subsistence livelihoods from three new laws impacting the way produce is priced and sold, the existing state-controlled pricing system continues to be associated with strain on the nation's water resources.Continuing protests against changes to India’s farming laws, reported as the world’s largest peaceful civic process until violence erupted this week, are gaining traction in global media...