"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."
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.