Modern Irrigation Technologies refer to technical and managerial
upgrade of schemes and systems that aid delivery of water to farms or simply
defined as on-farm irrigation systems.
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Crops need for
water cannot be overemphasized. Water is basically one of the major input
IAR, TAAT introduce modern irrigation technology for wheat farmers
The Institute for Agricultural Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, in collaboration with the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation-Water Enabler Compact (TAAT), has introduced a modern irrigation technology for wheat farmers in Kano State.
Prof. Henry Igbadun, the TAAT Coordinator and Leader of the
Irrigation Research Programme, said on Tuesday during a field work at
Alkamawa community in Bunkure Local Government Area of Kano State that
the project was sponsored by African Development Bank (AfDB).
said that the introduction of the modern irrigation method was
necessary to reduce the long processes followed by farmers and also
reduce the cost of production.
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