Search for dissertations about: "Thesis in irrigation and water management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the words Thesis in irrigation and water management.

  1. 1. Irrigation water management : A performance study of the Rahad scheme in Sudan, 1977-1996

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Rahad scheme; irrigation management; water supply activities; agricultural extension activity; performance assessment; main system management; on-farm management; organizational structure; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The central objectives of this study is to assess the performance of irrigation water management of the Rahad scheme in Sudan between 1977 and 1996.The study assesses how well the scheme has succeeded in achieving irrigation management objectives using the criteria of productivity, equity, cost recovery and environmental stability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Water Realities and Development Trajectories Global and Local Agricultural Production Dynamics

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mats Lannerstad; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2009]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agriculture development; food production; per capita food supply; consumptive water use; evaporation; transpiration; hydro-climatic variability; blue water resource; green water resource; irrigation; river depletion; river basin closure; adaptive water management; vegetal and animal foods; Jordbruksutveckling; matproduktion; per capita mattillgång; konsumerande vattenanvändning; evaporation; transpiration; hydroklimatisk variabilitet; blåvattenresurs; grönvattenresurs; bevattning; uttorkning av vattendrag; överintecknade avrinningsområden; anpassad vattenhantering; vegetarisk och animalisk föda.; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : Water constraints for humans and nature are gaining more and more public attention as a critical environmental dilemma that needs to be addressed. When aquifers and rivers are running dry, the debate refers to an ongoing “world water crisis”. READ MORE

  3. 3. Food and Fashion Water Management and Collective Action among Irrigation Farmers and Textile Industrialists in South India

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Anna Blomqvist (Jonsson); Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1996]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : In recent years, much ofthe political debate in the West, East aud South has focused on the decentralization of responsibilities from the state to private enterprises and NGOs. But what potential is there for local communities to create their own govenlance structures able to deal with issues up till recently seen as the responsibility of the state? In this thesis, answer to this question is sought by analyzing two case studies from the semi-arid Coimbatore-region in South India from an institutionai perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intensifying Agricultural Water Management in the Tropics A cause of water shortage or a source of resilience?

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Yihun Dile; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Water harvesting; Climate change; Climate variability; Multi criteria evaluation; SWAT; CN; sub-Saharan Africa; Upper Blue Nile; Lake Tana basin; naturresurshushållning; Natural Resources Management;

    Abstract : Frequent climatic shocks have presented challenges for rainfed agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Appropriate water management practices are among the solutions to the challenges. The role of water harvesting in achieving sustainable agricultural intensification and specified resilience was explored. READ MORE

  5. 5. Bark and charcoal filters for greywater treatment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Sahar Saleim Saleh Sahar Dalahmeh; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Water scarcity, inappropriate sanitation and wastewater pollution are critically important global issues. Greywater is a sustainable water source for recycling, so this thesis examined simple, robust, low-cost alternatives for on-site treatment of greywater to irrigation water quality. READ MORE