Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Journal Article
Authored by:
You, Liangzhi; Ringler, Claudia; Wood-Sichra, Ulrike; Robertson, Richard; Wood, Stanley; Zhu, Tingiu; Nelson, Gerald; Guo, Zhe; Sun, Yan
Publication Date: 
December, 2011
Journal Title: 
Food Policy
Journal Volume: 
36
Journal Issue: 
6
Page Range: 
770-782
DOI: 
10.1016/j.foodpol.2011.09.001

Abstract

"This paper analyzes the large, dam-based and small-scale irrigation investment potential in Africa based on agronomic, hydrologic, and economic factors. We find significant profitable irrigation potential for both small-scale and large-scale systems."

Citation

You, Liangzhi; Ringler, Claudia; Wood-Sichra, Ulrike; Robertson, Richard; Wood, Stanley; Zhu, Tingiu; Nelson, Gerald; Guo, Zhe; Sun, Yan (2011) "What Is the Irrigation Potential for Africa? A Combined Biophysical and Socioeconomic Approach," Food Policy, vol. 36, 6.

Additional Attributes

Primary Contact: Liangzhi You
Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Keywords: Africa, Investment, Irrigation