Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin.

Climatic effect of irrigation over the Yellow River Basin. April 21, 2017, China. As a sensitive region of global climate change, the Yellow River basin, situated in arid and semiarid regions, also plays an important role in food production. However, using water resources in the…

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Harvests in US to suffer from climate change

Harvests in US to suffer from climate change Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), January 19, 2017 Some of the most important crops risk substantial damage from rising temperatures. To better assess how climate change caused by human greenhouse gas emissions will likely impact…

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Agro in fighting climate change.

Agro in fighting climate change. Andrea Rodríguez Valverde / October 16, 2016, Costa Rica. Irrigation programs are strengthened to acquire technology to generate electricity based on clean sources. It is also working on two pilot projects in coffee and cattle, to achieve higher productivity with…

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Equal access to water and the governance in six countries.

Equal access to water: Improving gender relations around water access, use & governance in six countries. Report from UN Development Programme Published on 17 Oct 2016. Women and men access, use, and benefit from water differently; yet due to existing gender disparities, their relationship to…

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Water: drinkability, availability and use in Mexico.

Water: drinkability, availability and use in Mexico. Simón Vargas Aguilar. Opinion, 06.10.2016, Mexico. The availability of water in sufficient quantity and condition, has a direct impact on the quality of life and social development in Mexico. The agricultural sector occupies 76.7% of usable water, industry…

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Vietnam is feeling strong climate change impacts to production

Vietnam is feeling strong climate change impacts to production and people’s lives. Vietnam News, September, 05/2016. In Vietnam the last few years, drought, unseasonable rain, downpours, long hot spells and extremely cold weather have seriously affected farm production and people’s daily lives. During this year’s…

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Chile and Brazil with lower prices for solar power generation.

Chile and Brazil with lower prices for solar power generation. Clean Energy XXI. 2016. Chile, Brazil and India has the cheapest solar energy around the world, with only 10 cents you can install a kilowatt of energy. The unit cost of solar energy in kwh…

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Water plan infrastructure more ambitious in the Argentina history.

The Argentine government announced the most ambitious infrastructure plan in it history. Economy, Social development, 05/13/2016, Argentina. It launches the National Water Plan in Argentina, which provides for an investment of US $ 40,000 million, which will generate half a million jobs, the installation of…

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How is climate change affecting agriculture?

How is climate change affecting agriculture? By Pam Kan-Rice, UC ANR University of California, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Using about 100 years of climate data and 60 years of farm acreage ´The relationships between the evolution of local climate conditions and the acreage of 12…

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Influence of irrigation magnetic water treatment in vegetables.

Influence of alternative treatment water irrigation in the requirements of some vegetables at water conditions deficit.  Carmen E. Duarte, O. Sarmiento.  Instituto de Investigaciones de Riego y Drenaje, Ministerio de la Agricultura, Cuba.  Revista Ingeniería de los Recursos Naturales y del Ambiente-EIDENAR. No 12 Enero…

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Vegetable farmers in Kulungungu hit by acute water shortage.

Vegetable farmers in Kulungungu hit by acute water shortage. Business News, ghanaweb.com, 18 February 2016, Ghana Vegetable farmers at Kulungungu in the Pusiga District of the Upper East Region face the risk of losing their crops to harsh weather conditions. They are unable to irrigate…

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Use of Oilfield Wastewater to Irrigate Crops.

California Water Board to investigate Use of Oilfield Wastewater to Irrigate Crops. http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2016/world/california-water-board-to-investigate-use-of-oilfield-wastewater-to-irrigate-crops/ By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue, Monday, 11 January 2016 On January 12, in an office building east of Sacramento, an expert panel on food safety will gather for its first public…

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Ethiopia: Water Engineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation

Ethiopia:Water Ingineering for Expanding Small scale Irrigation. The Ethiopian Herald, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 22 November 2015. Ethiopia is endowed with abundant water resources but due to lack of sufficient technology, knowledge and finance, developing water sources for agriculture and energy is in its infancy stage.…

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Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Cuba.

Canadian Water Quality Index for the Naranjo river watershed, Las Tunas province, Cuba Balmaseda Espinosa C. y García Hidalgo Y.  Agrarian University of Havana, Faculty of Agriculture, San José de las Lajas, Mayabeque. University of Las Tunas, Faculty of Agriculture, Las Tunas, Cuba.  Revista Ciencias…

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