Authors/Creators

Rafiullah RahmaniFollow

Document Type

Poster

Language

English

Date

8-2019

Keywords

Fulbright, Afghanistan, Water Conservation, Agriculture

Disciplines

Education | Higher Education

Description/Abstract

Afghanistan is a landlocked country with 32.2 million population and total area of 65.2 million hectare, while 2.1 million hectare area is irrigated despite having 3.2 million hectares of arable land. Water is the most important element of life that plays a vital rule in socio-economic development and preservation of safe environment. About 80% of people rely on agriculture in Afghanistan. As population increases and demand for food rises, there is need to supplement water use for agriculture production. In order to meet growing demand of agricultural production and bring more land under irrigation, it is essential to conserve water, modernize the irrigation system, manage the water and initiate high efficiency irrigation systems.

Funder

Institute of International Education / Fulbright – English for Graduate Studies Program

Funding ID

S-ECAGD-19-CA-0045

Copyright Statement

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 License.

Additional Information

This work is part of the English Language Institute Fulbright Program, 2019

Accessibility Notice

For an accessible version of this document, email request to lib-accessibility@syr.edu

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.