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MasterClass 5: Improvement of Water Productivity in Mega Irrigation schemes

March 28th, 2018 @ MetaMeta

On March 28, MetaMeta hosted the MasterClass "Improvement of Water Productivity in Mega Irrigation schemes". The large variety in background of the 5 presenters shed different lights on the concept Water Productivity. From mega systems in Sudan and Pakistan (Frank van Steenbergen), drainage challenges in Bangladesh (Judith de Bruijne), live data measurements (Cor Verbruggen), pro-poor concept of Water Productivity (Jeroen Vos) to remote sensing based crop water productivity (Xueliang Cai).



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