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van Dijk, Ruben (author)
Despite the strong emphasis on irrigation development in Southern Africa, different initiatives from technology developers, policy developers and development organizations to encourage water transport technology adoption have often been disappointing. The lack of long-term success can partly be contributed to a mismatch between farmer realities...
master thesis 2020
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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), van Dijk, Ruben (author), van Beusekom, Martin (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Use of water pumping technologies (WPTs) to drive pressurized systems in smallholder irrigation schemes is one of the key interventions to secure water, hence to increase yields and to potentially alleviate poverty, as well as to foster local and global good security. Whichever the chosen WPT, smallholders face many decision-making variables...
abstract 2020
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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), van Dijk, Ruben (author), Michavila, Jaime (author), Arenas, Eva (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Pumped irrigation is a way to intensify smallholder production. In this context, the Dutch company aQysta has developed the Barsha pump (BP), the first-ever commercial version of the spiral pumps. BPs, however, face several constraints that affect the decision-making and access of smallholders to this and other agricultural technologies, and...
journal article 2020
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van Dijk, Ruben (author), Streefkerk, Ileen (author), Schuurman, Ludo (author), van 't Klooster, Floris (author), Mc Gregor, Julia (author)
This study investigates the many dynamics of the Manyame Catchment and comes up with recommendations on how to adapt or become more resilient to the risks at hand. The bad politics and forthcoming economic situation of Zimbabwe has led to instability and dramatic inflation over the last decade. This has resulted in a terrible investment climate,...
student report 2019
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Intriago Zambrano, J.C. (author), van Dijk, Ruben W. (author), Michavila, Jaime (author), Arenas, Eva (author), Diehl, J.C. (author), Ertsen, M.W. (author)
Pumped irrigation is a way to improve water control for smallholder farming, hence to intensify its production. In this context, the Dutch company aQysta has developed the Barsha pump (BP), the first-ever commercial version of a hydro-powered pump traditionally referred to as spiral pump. BPs, however, have to deal with several constraints that...
conference paper 2019
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