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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS (IMIS) PROGRAM FOR EFFICIENT WATER USE IN THE MIDDLE EAST Project Number: 0210-22310-002-96
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Sep 01, 2006
End Date: Dec 31, 2010

Objective:
To develop and improve water management models and irrigation scheduling practices at both the field and watershed scale in the United States and the Middle East.

Approach:
In conjunction with the Department of State, conduct necessary theoretical and applied research, and build capacity through necessary education and training; thereby, establishing the technological and human infrastructure required to achieve long-term change in water conservation in the Middle East. Formal collaborative agreements (SCAs) will be established with regional partners that include the National Center for Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer (Jordan), the Cooperative Monitoring Center,(Jordan) the Palestinian Agricultural Relief Committees (Shufat-East Jerusalem, PNA, via Israel), the Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), and the Ahali-Center for Community Development, Israel.

Last Modified: 9/10/2014
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