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Publication Code: 
FR2017/23
Date Released: 
22/09/2017
Author(s): 
Professor Basant Maheshwari, Dr Tushaar Shah, Dr S. Prathapar, Dr Pennan Chinnasamy, Mr Sachin Oza, Mr Mohan Sharma, Mr Dhavan Nagar, Dr Yogesh Jadeja, Mr Brijen Thakar, Dr Harsharn Grewal, Adj. A/Professor Roger Packham, Assoc. Professor Maria Varua, Dr Peter Dillon, Dr Rai Kookana, Dr John Ward, Professor R.C. Purohit, Dr P.K. Singh, Dr K.K. Yadav, Dr S.R. Bhakar, Dr P.S. Rao, Dr S.S. Sisodia, Dr H.K. Mittal, Ms Yogita Dashora, Dr A.S. Jodha, Dr Hakimuddin, Mr Prahlad Soni, Dr Praful Bhatnagar

The project LWR/2010/015, Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater Use through Village-level Intervention (MARVI), used a participatory and transdisciplinary approach at village level to engage farmers and other community members to monitor groundwater, rainfall and check dam water levels and use this information along with agronomic, social, economic and cultural aspects to develop capacity of villagers for sustainable groundwater management.

Publication Code: 
FR2017/22
Date Released: 
19/09/2017
ISBN: 
978-1-86320-096-7
Author(s): 
Jamie Pittock, Peter Ramshaw, Andre van Rooyen, Henning Bjornlund, Lindiwe Sibanda, Makarius Mdemu, Martin Moyo, Paiva Munguambe, Richard Stirzaker, Sithembile Ndema, and Wilson de Sousa

The project was developed to test a specific combination of technical and institutional change methods to increase irrigation water productivity and profitability in African smallholder irrigation schemes. This combination of ‘Tools + Agricultural Innovation Platforms’ (TAIP) has positive synergies that were found capable of reinvigorating failing irrigation schemes.

Publication Code: 
FS2017 - PB
Date Released: 
24/05/2017

ACIAR POLICY BRIEF: GROUNDWATER FOR IRRIGATION IN LAO PDR
The policy brief summarizes findings, outcomes and recommendations from a research project on groundwater
irrigation implemented through the collaboration of institutions from Lao, Thailand and Japan and the International

FR2016-21 front cover
Publication Code: 
FR2016-21
Date Released: 
24/08/2016
ISBN: 
978-1-925436-68-6 (PDF only)
Author(s): 
Prepared by: Simone Dilkara Co-authors: Professor Barbara Pamphilon, Dr Tarig Bin Yousuf, Dr Md. Mofakhrul Islam Shah, Dr Anuradha Singh, Dr Mahesh Venkataramaiah, Mr Kim Russell

This SRA project set out to assess opportunities to utilise urban organic waste for the livelihood improvement of rural and urban communities in Bangladesh and India.

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