irrigable


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ir·ri·ga·ble

 (ĭr′ĭ-gə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being irrigated: irrigable desert.
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irrigable

[ˈɪrɪgəbl] ADJregable
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In fact, if the national and provincial governments of Pakistan do not introduce some kind of lexicographic ordering in the development and distribution of irrigation in general, and in canal irrigation in particular, to favour the small farmsize groups, then given the current highly skewed distribution of irrigable but not yet irrigated lands, the levels of inequality in the distribution of irrigated lands will increase significantly in the near future and result in still higher inequality in the distribution of agricultural income and wealth.
The agricultural potential could reach nearly 80 million hectares of arable land and 4 million hectares of irrigable land, 125 million hectares of tropical forest and there is capacity to produce 700,000 tonnes of fish.
Based on cal culating a percentage of the Johnston plan's rough allotment to Jordan through a comparison of the irrigable land located in both the West Bank and the East Bank, it has been estimated that the Palestinian share to the Jordan River should be about 215 million cubic meters (mcm)/year.
With respect to the Golan Heights and adjacent areas, the Jordan Valley ("Johnston") Plan incorporated the recommendations of the Arab League's Technical Committee and allocated to Syria 20 MCM from the Banias River for local irrigation and 22 MCM from the upper Jordan River to service "the irrigable area in the vicinity of Boteiha Farms" in Syrian territory near Lake Tiberias.
Nor do they visibly conduct storm run-off on to fields; rather they would have conducted water towards the seasonally moist and locally irrigable flood plain of the Euphrates (FIGURE 2).
The model is formulated so as to find a selection of crops and the irrigation level for a specified water supply, as well as an irrigable land limit which maximizes net returns to water.
The expected intermediate outcomes for this project include: sustainable and equitable use by women and men of irrigable agricultural potential of the regions of Mopti and Koulikoro increased; and sustainable and equitable food securiyt for men and women in Mopti and Koulikoro regions increased.
The court also found that the provisions of the General Allotment Act, which address allotments of irrigable land, and the regulations governing irrigation, at most dictated that allottees were entitled to delivery of an appropriate share of water, but imposed no duty on the government to manage such water.
At present, Ethiopia irrigates only 4 per cent of its potentially irrigable land.
The LUSIP II Extension will command an irrigable area of 11, 500 hectares (ha).
Developing irrigable land through irrigation is another key area.