Improved irrigation efficiency
|Description:||Improved irrigation efficiency assumes an increase in the irrigation project efficiency and irrigation conveyance efficiency.|
|Reference:||Biemans et al., 2013|
|Is implemented in:||Water|
|Associated theme items:||Irrigation (Water)|
Associated policy response component
Effects of this policy intervention on components
Effect : If irrigated area is not expanded, improving the irrigation efficiency on a large scale will decrease irrigation water withdrawals for irrigation. This means that water availability downstream will increase and water stress will get lower.