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Special Session: Transforming smallholder irrigation into profitable and self-sustaining systems in southern Africa.

IWRA 2021 World Water Congress in Daegu, Korea (29 November - 3 December 2021)
C. Smart Water
Author(s): Host : UniSA

Host : UniSA *


  • Henning Bjornlund(Umoversity of south Australia, Australia)
  • Jamie Pittock(Austraian national University, Australia)
  • Makarius Mdemu(Ardhi university, Tanzania)
  • Martin Moyo(International Crop Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropic (ECRISATs, Zimbabwe)
  • Felicidada Jorge(Bern University, Mozambique)
  • Andre vav Rooyen(International Crop Research institute for Semi-Arid tropics (ICRISAT), Zimbabwe)
  • Henning Bjornlund(University of south Australia, Australia)
  • Karen Parry(university of South Australia, Australia)
  • Ana Manero(Crawford School of Public Policy, The Water Justice Hub, Australian National University, Australia)



The proposed special sessions will be organized by University of South Australia and sponsored by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR).

The sessions will communicate lessons from an ACIAR funded project on enhancing irrigation productivity and improving profitability for small-holder farmers, in Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. It will be an official launch of a second special issue of the International Journal of Water Resources Development communicating the key findings from the first four years of the project. The first special issue was launched at the WWC in Cancun during two special sessions.


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