Search for dissertations about: "Thesis in irrigation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 swedish dissertations containing the words Thesis in irrigation.

  1. 1. Condensation irrigation a combined system for desalination and irrigation

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jenny Lindblom; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vattenteknik; Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Condensation Irrigation (CI) is a new irrigation method that combines desalination and subsurface irrigation by making use of saline water for supplying clean irrigation. In this system, solar stills are used for evaporating non-potable water, and the formed vapour heats and humidifies the ambient air above the water surface. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Condensation irrigation simulations of heat and mass transfer

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jenny Lindblom; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vattenteknik; Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : There is a growing water demand in the world. Along with the deterioration of existing water supplies, the escalating world population leads to the assumption that two out of three people will lack sufficient freshwater by the year 2025. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modernisation and farmer-led irrigation development in Africa A study of state-farmer interactions in Tanzania

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Chris de Bont; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; irrigation development; modernity; modernisation; farmer-led irrigation development; expert knowledge; Tanzania; sub-Saharan Africa; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : After years of relatively low investment, irrigation development in Africa has been put back on the policy agenda as a way of increasing agricultural productivity. In spite of existing evidence of farmers’ irrigation initiatives across the African continent, current policy prescriptions still revolve around (large-scale) state intervention. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ecostrategies in theory and practice : Farmer's perspectives on water, nutrients and sustainability in low-resource agriculture in the dry zone of Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Klas Sandell; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1988]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Attitudes towards nature; Alternative development; Carrying capacity; Development strategies; Development theory; Diffusion; Dry zone of Sri Lanka; Ecodevelopment; Ethnoperspective; Fertilizers; Green revolution; Human ecology; Human geography; Low-resource agriculture; Small-scale farming; Sustainable development; Village irrigation.; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : PROBLEM The need for a sustainable man - nature relationship has long been a neglected aspect of development theory. The increasing awareness of this negligence has led to a search for development strategies alternative to conventional industrial growth. READ MORE