Proposal for an African Network on Integrated Irrigation and Aquaculture


Proceedings of a Workshop Held in Accra, Ghana, 20-21 September 1999

A joint publication by

Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service
Fisheries Department Group of the Regional Office for Africa
Agriculture Department Group of the Regional Office for Africa
Water Resources Development and Management Service

Prepared by

J.F. Moehl
Fisheries Department Group
FAO Regional Office for Africa

I. Beernaerts
Agriculture Department Group
FAO Regional Office for Africa

A.G. Coche
FAO Consultant

M. Halwart
Inland Water Resources and Aquaculture Service
FAO Fisheries Department

V.O. Sagua
FAO Consultant

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome, 2001

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FAO photos by A. Conti and M. Halwart

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PREPARATION OF THIS DOCUMENT

MAIN ACRONYMS/SIGLES PRINCIPALES

1. OPENING

2. OBJECTIVES AND ORGANIZATION

3. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

4. STATUS OF INTEGRATED IRRIGATION-AQUACULTURE

4.1 Integrated irrigation-aquaculture and its potential
4.2 IIA and the FAO Special Programme for Food Security
4.3 Country statements

5. EXPECTATIONS OF PARTICIPANTS

5.1 Expectations from IIA research
5.2 Expectations from IIA development

6. NETWORKS AND NETWORKING

6.1 Definitions: networks and networking
6.2 Typology of networks
6.3 Networks: major constraints
6.4 Networking: keys to success

7. EXAMPLES OF AFRICAN REGIONAL NETWORKS

7.1 Regional Association for Irrigation and Drainage (RAID)
7.2 The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture and the Ecoregional Programme for Humid and Subhumid Tropics of Subsaharan Africa
7.3 West Africa Rice Development Association

8. WORKSHOP CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

8.1 Conclusions
8.2 Recommendations

9. LITERATURE CITED

ANNEX 1. LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

ANNEX 2. AGENDA

ANNEX 3. DÉVELOPPEMENT ET RECHERCHE SUR L'INTÉGRATION DE L'IRRIGATION ET DE L'AQUACULTURE AU BURKINA FASO

ANNEX 4. INTÉGRATION IRRIGATION-AQUACULTURE EN COTE D'IVOIRE

ANNEX 5. INTEGRATED IRRIGATION-AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH IN GHANA

ANNEX 6. INTÉGRATION IRRIGATION-AQUACULTURE AU MALI

ANNEX 7. INTEGRATED IRRIGATION-AQUACULTURE DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH IN ZAMBIA

ANNEX 8. REGIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE - ASSOCIATION RÉGIONALE POUR L'IRRIGATION ET LE DRAINAGE

ANNEX 9. INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND THE ECOREGIONAL PROGRAMME FOR THE HUMID AND SUBHUMID TROPICS OF SUBSAHARAN AFRICA

ANNEX 10. ALCOM SADC WATER RESOURCE DATABASE

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