In the past, Afghanistan’s western Nimruz province was called the ‘Stock of Asia,’ as it was a key supplier of wheat to countries across the continent. However, three decades of conflict led to a neglect of water management, making water scarce and reducing agriculture to a seasonal activity.
Key to the efforts of managing scarcity, and improving upon the situation is better codification and enforcement of water rights.
More info: http://spate-irrigation.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Water-Right-and-Codification-Exp-from-Pakistan-and-elsewhere.pdf
Produced by: Spate Irrigation Network Foundation
Language: Dari and English
Region: Afghanistan, South Asia