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Provedor de dados:  119
País:  Brazil
Título:  Small-scale water management in farming systems in the braziliam arid zones.
Autores:  PORTO, E. R.
SILVA, A. de S.
Data:  1996-07-06
Ano:  1988
Palavras-chave:  Transferencia
Nordeste
Regiao semi-arida
Farming system
Management
Northeast
Semi-arid region
Água
Irrigação
Manejo
Sistema de Produção
Tecnologia
Technology transfer
Water
Resumo:  The semiarid tropics in Northeast Brazil occupy an area of 1.149.000 square kilometers and contain 24 million inhabitants. Most of the people are dependent on subsistence farming characterized by small land holdings, limited financial resources and productivity that is both unstable and low. Natural resources are limiting factors. Rainfall is highly variable and poor soil predominate. The Center for Agricultural Research in the Semi-Arid Tropics was established by the Government of Brazil to seek to change the low quality of life endured by the residents of the Northeast Region. A comprehensive program and improve small-scale water management in the region is underway there. Components under study include runoff inducement, microcatchment water harvesting, re cession farming, life-saving irrigation, pot (pitcher) irrigation and cisterns for drinking water. Significant technical achievements have resulted to date. The need to improve technology transfer has been recognized.
Tipo:  Parte de livro
Idioma:  Inglês
Identificador:  In: INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE ON ARID LANDS: TODAY AND TOMORROW, 1985, Tucson, Arizona. Proceedings... Boulder: Westview Press, 1988.

http://www.alice.cnptia.embrapa.br/alice/handle/doc/132905
Formato:  ap. 16, p. 943-957.
Direitos:  openAccess
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