Project Profile

Assessing the impact of Sawah development on rice farmers in the Ashanti region, Ghana


Duration : August 1, 2011 - July 31, 2013
Overview:

IWMI's work on this project is organized around three work packages. These are: modelling basin level impacts of up-scaling Sawah technology; mapping the suitability of inland valley systems for lowland rice production; and modelling national level scenarios of water and food supply and demand in the project countries with emphasis on rice sector.

Location(s): Ghana
Project Contact: Katic, Pamela
Donor(s): MAFF

Farmers cultivating lettuce, while another farmer digs a small canal (marwa) with a donkey, Egypt. Photo: cc: Hamish John Appleby/IWMI