Water, Water — Not Everywhere: Mapping water trends for African maize (Environmental Research Letters)

By Molly Sharlach, Office of the Dean for Research Today’s food production relies heavily on irrigation, but across sub-Saharan Africa only 4 percent of cultivated land is irrigated, compared with a global average of 18 percent. Small-scale farming is the main livelihood for many people in the region, who depend on rainfall to water their … Continue reading Water, Water — Not Everywhere: Mapping water trends for African maize (Environmental Research Letters)