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Women watering crops in Ethiopia | by IFPRI
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Women watering crops in Ethiopia

Africa lags behind the rest of the world in almost every irrigation-related category. Since irrigated land is considerably more productive than rainfed land and irrigation has shown great potential to improve nutrition and livelihoods, IFPRI’s work on water resource allocation aims to expand access to irrigation in Africa.


Photo credit: © 2006 Freweni Gebre Mariam/IFPRI

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Taken on August 3, 2005