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Decision support tool for improved irrigated agriculture performance

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Title Decision support tool for improved irrigated agriculture performance
Period 01 / 2004 - 12 / 2005
Status Completed
Research number OND1303244

Abstract

Clean, qood quality water is becoming more and more a scarce commodity on a global scale and there is a growing competion between the different sectors that uses this water, resulting regionally in water conflicts. Irrigated agriculture is the sector that uses most of this water. This development will ultimately lead to overall water shortage, insufficient food production, land degradation and pollution of water resources including ecosystems.
Aim:
A more sustainable irrigated agriculture related to overall water use and its impact on the environment.

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Project leader Dr.ir. J. Boonstra

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Classification

A12000 Surfacewater and groundwater
D15600 Hydrospheric sciences

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