Project Profile

Opportunity models for AWM outscaling in SSA: providing evidence for investments in sustainable intensification

Duration : January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016

This project consolidates research activities and engagement across a number of bilateral initiatives, looking at profitability, feasibility and sustainability of AWM out scaling opportunities for smallholder farming systems and entrepreneurs in SSA. It aims to inform investors and development agents on where, how and when AWM technologies can work in sustainable systems intensification with particular emphasis at farm to landscape level.

Location(s): Ethiopia
Project Contact: Haileslassie, Amare
Donor(s): WLE

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