Irrigation management

 

Duker, A., C. Cambaza, P. Saveca, S. Ponguane, T.A. Mawoyo, M. Hulshof, L. Nkomo, S. Hussey, B. Van den Pol, R. Vuik, T. Stigter and P. van der Zaag, 2020. Using nature-based water storage for smallholder irrigated agriculture in African drylands: Lessons from frugal innovation pilots in Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Environmental Science and Policy 107, 1-6. [doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2020.02.010] [OPEN ACCESS]

Rap, E., and P. van der Zaag, 2019. Engaging with flows: embodied cognition in water provision. Water 11, 1751 [doi:10.3390/w11091751] [OPEN ACCESS]

Van der Zaag, P. and E. Rap, 2012. The pivotal role of canal operators in irrigation schemes: The case of the canalero. Irrigation and Drainage 61: 436–448 [doi:10.1002/ird.693].

Svubure, O., R. Ahlers, and P. van der Zaag, 2011. Representational participation of informal and formal smallholder irrigation in the Zimbabwe water sector: A mirage in the Mzingwane catchment. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6 (12): 2843-2855. [http://www.academicjournals.org/AJAR] [OPEN ACCESS]

Ofosu, E.A., P. van der Zaag, N. van de Giesen and S. N. Odai, 2010. Productivity of irrigation technologies in the White Volta sub-basin. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 35 (13-14): 706-716 [doi:10.1016/j.pce.2010.07.005]

Nazer, D.W., A. Tilmant, Z. Mimi, M.A. Siebel, P. Van der Zaag and H.J. Gijzen, 2010. Optimizing irrigation water use in the West Bank, Palestine. Agricultural Water Management 97: 339-345. [doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2009.10.006]

Chigerwe, J., N. Manjengwa, P. van der Zaag, W. Zhakata and J. Rockström, 2004. Low head drip irrigation kits and treadle pumps for smallholder farmers in Zimbabwe: a technical evaluation based on laboratory tests. Physics and Chemistry of the Earth 29: 1049-1059. [doi:10.1016/j.pce.2004.08.007]

Manzungu, E., and P. van der Zaag, 1996, Continuity and controversy in smallholder irrigation. In: E. Manzungu and P. van der Zaag (eds.), The practice of smallholder irrigation; case studies from Zimbabwe. University of Zimbabwe Publications, Harare; pp. 1-28

Bolding, A., E. Manzungu and P. van der Zaag, 1996, Farmer initiated irrigation furrows. In: E. Manzungu and P. van der Zaag (eds.), The practice of smallholder irrigation; case studies from Zimbabwe. University of Zimbabwe Publications, Harare; pp. 191-218

Meijers, T., D. Ombara and P. van der Zaag, 1993, Design as an interactive process; shaping irrigation systems with the users. In: Lucas Horst and Jan Ubels (eds.), Irrigation design in Africa: towards an interactive method. WAU/CTA, Ede; pp. 71-92

Sijbrandij, P., and P. van der Zaag, 1993. Canal maintenance: a key to restructuring irrigation management; a case of farmer participation and turnover from Mexico. Irrigation and Drainage Systems 7: 189-204. [doi:10.1007/BF00881279]

Hwange waterhole, Zimbabwe (photo: Jochem van der Zaag)

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