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25 October

Reservoir Liners from Power Plastics Good water storage management is the backbone of successful agricultural and industrial operations. Poorly managed water assets can lead to losses with a significant financial impact, never mind the wastage of a precious natural resource. A well-designed reservoir liner is the first step to optimising the storage facility, according to […]

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25 January

Worldwide Pandemic Can’t Stop Irrigation Project by Grethe Bestbier, Agrico   All turnkey irrigation projects bring about their own challenges. A turnkey project executed during a global pandemic, even more so. An ongoing Agrico project located on Panda farm in Nigeria was initiated during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. From inaccessible roads and large electricity bills […]

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06 October

How Customized Irrigation Systems Add Value and Improve Crop Yields     “Every irrigation or fertigation system needs to be designed for a set of specific circumstances – there is no such thing as an ‘off-the-shelf’ solution” says Cherry Irrigation director Charles Cherry. “More and more we are seeing that in order to achieve sustainable, […]

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16 April

In a Water-Challenged World, Crop Breeders Must Do More Than Go with the Flow by CGIAR Excellence in Breeding (EiB)     With water sources dwindling and harsher climate conditions on the rise, farmers in the developing world need both better crop varieties and improved water management practices. This World Water Day, Gustavo Teixeira, CGIAR Excellence in […]

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