Drop By Drop: Conservation, Irrigation, and Innovation
Economic development, led by agriculture, has put global water resources under enormous strain. The world’s freshwater use is growing at more than double the rate of population growth. Conserving these finite resources, while meeting the demands of growing economies, requires focused efforts to use water more efficiently.
More water-productive irrigation could transform Tanzanian agriculture, substantially increasing the crops produced for local and export markets, and allowing farmers to extend the growing season.