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    - AQUASTAT main country database
  AQUASTAT online database
Key data by major region (Excel file)
    - Geo-referenced database on African dams
  List of dams by country
List of 30 dams with largest capacity
List of 30 highest dams
List of 30 dams with highest level of sedimentation
List of 30 dams with largest reservoir surface area
    - Institutions database
    - Database on river sediment yields
  Database structure/categories
Information sources
Download the entire database in Excel format (1.8 MB !)
Questions about the database
    - Database on investment costs in irrigation
    - Glossary
 
arrow Countries and regions
    - Background
    - Country profiles
   
  
    - Regional overviews
   
  
 
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arrow Water resources
    - Summary table
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arrow Agricultural water use
    - Methodology
    - Water balance under natural conditions
    - Crop water requirements
    - Irrigation water withdrawal
    - Conclusions
    - References
 
    - Irrigation cropping calendar per country
    - Irrigation water use per country
 
arrow Irrigation
    - Background
    - Methodology
    - Developments since version 1.0
    - Update for Latin America and The Caribbean
    - Update for Africa
    - Update for Oceania
    - Update for Asia
    - Update for North America
    - Obtain the latest version
  Download the Global Map of Irrigated Areas - version 3.0 - area equipped for irrigation expressed as percentage of total area (zip-file with ASCII-grid)
  Download the Global Map of Irrigated Areas - version 3.0 - area equipped for irrigation expressed in hectares per cell (zip-file with ASCII-grid)
  Download the Global Map of Irrigated Areas - version 3.0 (zip-file with ESRI shape file)
  Download the Global Map of Irrigated Areas - version 3.0 (high resolution PDF-file)
  Download the Global Map of Irrigated Areas - version 3.0 (low resolution PDF-file)
 
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    - Documents
  AQUASTAT publications
FAO's online documents on water
FAO's Land and Water publications catalogue
FAO publications catalogue
    - Spatial data
  Africa - Hydrological basins
Africa - Rivers
Africa - Dams
Africa - Inland water bodies
Africa - Irrigation cropping pattern zones
South East Asia - Hydrological basins
World - Easily available soil moisture
World - Maximum available soil moisture
World - Monthly precipitation - (Resolution: 30 arc minutes)
World - Monthly precipitation - (Resolution: 10 arc minutes)
World - Monthly reference evapotranspiration - (Resolution: 30 arc minutes)
World - Monthly reference evapotranspiration - (Resolution: 10 arc minutes)
World - Global map of irrigated areas
    - Global maps
    - Atlas of water resources and irrigation in Africa
  Background and rationale
Data used
Description of the water balance model
Current water use for agriculture
Calibration of the water balance model
Results
References
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