Irrigation water management in Morocco: a review
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Halima Berdai, Mohammed Karrou, M. T. Chati, Mohamed Boutfirass, A. Bekkaoui. (30/11/2011). Irrigation water management in Morocco: a review, in "Improving water and land productivities in rainfed systems, Community-Based Optimization of the Management of Scarce Water Resources in Agriculture in CWANA. Report no. 8. ". Aleppo, Syria: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
The best use of irrigation water is reflected in the strategic approach of the Ministry of Agriculture and the major research objectives of institutions working on sustainable irrigation management. Related research programs can be summarized as follows: • crop water requirements; • irrigation techniques, especially surface irrigation; • irrigation scheduling; and • soil and water quality as affected by irrigation and drainage.