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60 Free Essays on Dam Agriculture

  1. Water Management

    construction of new dams. Consequently huge quantity of water flows into the Sea, while we face the threat of water scarcity. This paper covers the issue of water management in its entirety. All aspects related to the requirement of water for our energy as well as agriculture needs have been covered in...

  2. Water Shortage

    unable to cope. However, he excels other animals in that he has learned to utilize waterpower. There are three basic uses of water in the modern civilization– agriculture, industry and human consumption. Using water wisely in these three uses is one way of saving the country from economic and social...

  3. The Increase of Agricultural Product

    monsoons were good, we got a good harvest and in case the monsoons were not good, the crops failed and there was famine in some parts of the country. After the independence our Government made plans for the development of its agriculture. Dams were constructed across many of the main rivers and canals...

  4. Olericulture

    industries and agriculture. Water of the dams is being taken by canals to distant lands for irrigation. Tube-wells and pumping sets have been supplied to the farmers. Now more land is irrigated and better crops are produced. Our land was loosing its fertility being put to cultivation continuously...

  5. Impact of Dams

    addition to the dam’s economic role in agriculture and food supply. Next, social impacts of dams were assessed which were mostly negative that dealt with population displacement and cultural sites destruction. The environment section discussed dam’s effect on river flow and river line erosion, but...

  6. Using Post Normal Science How Can We Control the Drainage System of a Basin

    the Basin. The most obvious would be to increase the number of farm dams. ‘Farm dams can intercept overland flow on its way to the stream, or capture flood water from the stream’ to store it for later use[2]. This in particular works very well since the demand for irrigation is high; therefore it...

  7. water crisis

    resources and for its effective utilization lets have a glance at the present storages and its capacities. Water reservoirs / capacities:- Pakistan is having three basic reservoirs, namely mangla dam reservoir, Terbela dam reservoir and Chashma barrage reservoir. more small reservoirs like...

  8. Agriculture in India

    IMPORTANCE OF AGRICULTURE Since long ago, agriculture has been associated with the production of basic food crops. At present agriculture, besides farming includes forestry, fruit cultivation, dairy, poultry, mushroom, bee keeping, arbitrary, etc. Today, marketing, processing, distribution of...

  9. how did the 5 year plan effect the Russian people

    electricity supplies sky rocketed. And one of the key achievements of Stalin’s five year plan was the Dnieper Dam. However the five year plan had some fatal mistakes. Stalin pursued the policy of "collectivization" in agriculture to facilitate the process of rapid industrialization; this involved the...

  10. Sediment Management of the Kosi River Basin in

    from east to west of over 110 km spreading devastation and laying waste an area of about 770 km2. The Sunkosi storage dam at Kurale would possibly store about 50% of the Kosi sediment and nearly 40% of its flood flow. The Tamor-I storage dam would also hold about 20% of the Kosi sediment. Altogether...

  11. Pakistan Electricity: Solutions and Ongoing Projects

    Written by: Afreen Baig http://economicpakistan.wordpress.com/2008/01/05/electricity/ "History" After the construction of the Hydro-Electric Tarbela Dam and the Mangla Dam, by General Ayub Khan and General Yahya Khan in the 1960’s, our governments failed to conceive and initiate major...

  12. Bhavnath Case

    increase in agriculture production, setting up of heavy industries etc. It is against this backdrop that the development of this case assumes significant proportions. In the erstwhile Bombay province a dam across the rivers of Lokmata and Sadmata was proposed to be constructed. The dam had the...

  13. labs engineer

    agriculture process as well. First and foremost, Egypt's water supply will be affected by the building Renaissance Dam. In the last twenty years, the population in Egypt has been skyrocketing while the amount of water remains constant. That means that even if Ethiopia is not going to build this...

  14. Water Scenario: Past, Present and Future of Pakistan by: Muhammed Zafir Zia

    cusecs an year and will badly hit the agriculture sector of Punjab in particular. The Kishanganga dam is located 160 km upstream from Muzaffarabad and involves the diversion of Kishanganga River (called the Neelum River in Pakistan) to a tributary named Bunar Madumati Nullah of Jhelum near Bunkot...

  15. Many Environmental Issues

    example would be the issues of the Kayapo Indians. The Kayapo are an indigenous group of Indians living in the rainforest of Brazil. The dominant ecosystems are tropical rainforest and grassland in which the Kayapo hunt, fish, and practice swidden agriculture (slash and burn) (Goodale, 2004). Their...

  16. Agricultural Innovation Project in Egypt

    AGRICULTURAL INNOVATION PROJECT IN EGYPT Table of Contents 1. Introduction 1 2. Issue Analysis 1 3. Design to Find Solutions 3 4. Suggested Solutions 4 4.1. Construct Dams and Reservoirs 4 4.2. A forestation in Reclaimed Land 4 4.3. Control Environmental Degradation 4...

  17. Biophysical Interactions

    early 19th century, the level of greenhouse gases have began to rise. Since 1970 the rise of greenhouse gas emissions has become dramatic, and so has the rise of the average global temperature. The industrial revolution saw major changes and advancements in agriculture, manufacturing, production...

  18. Analysing the Indus Basin: the Basis of India-Pakistan Water Conflict

    communities. The main purposes served by dams are irrigation, hydropower and flood control. Even though the main economic benefit of dams is agriculture, but for India making hydroelectric dams can help boost its economy by providing ample electricity for its industrial growth6, 8. To keep pace with...

  19. Rocked by the Waves

    Baghliar Dam:- Location:- Baglihar Dam, also known as Baglihar Hydroelectric Power Project, is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. What is the Problem??How will it Affect Pakistan’s Economy &amp...

  20. 3gorges

    , especially in the mighty Yangtze’s basin upstream of the Three Gorges Dam.[65] Floods, agriculture, industry The most significant function of the dam is to control flooding, which is a major problem for the seasonal river of the Yangtze. Millions of people live downstream of the dam, with many...

  21. The Rainforest, and Deforestation

    people had their land stolen by government and corporations. They became 'shifted cultivators', moving into rainforest areas of which they had no previous knowledge in order to sustain themselves and their families. Large-scale agriculture, logging, hydroelectric dams, mining, and industrial...

  22. Dams

    affect the ecology and agriculture seriously. Water becomes scarce for nomadic pastoralist in Baluchistan due to new dam + irrigation developments [8] Case studies * The Manatali reservoir formed by the Manantali dam in Mali intersects the migration routes of nomadic pastoralists and...

  23. Three Gorges Dam

    the unfortunate destruction of the upriver agriculture and environments. There are many benefits of the construction of the Three Gorges Dam. It has saved energy, agriculture, and even lives. The Three Gorges Dam was estimated to be finished in 2009, but that was not accomplished. The Dam has...

  24. Ampz

    knowledge about Pasak dam to Department of irrigation for solve a dry problem and using usage for farming. From happening of flood , Department of irrigation hire with consultant of education company come to learn about how to repair and develop environments. ------------------------3...

  25. The Feasibility of Different Techniques for Providing Fresh Water to Arid Regions in the World

    Agriculture in Africa. http://www.fao.org/nr/water/aquastat/damsafrica/Aquastat_Dams_Africa_070524.pdf. Last accessed [29.11.11.] The Economist. (2010) Dams in Africa. http://www.economist.com/node/16068950. Last accessed [29.11.11.]...

  26. Implication of Water Policy on Agric in Africa

    literature reviews of the water policies affecting African Agriculture. The main findings of the paper were that only seven (7) counties in the northern parts of Africa have 10 - 50% irrigation as a percentage of cultivated area and that dams are present in all the regions in Africa with Northern...

  27. Renewables

    definitely predictable. There are two tides every day and they can be relied on. So the electricity supply is constant.  ·  Disadvantages: · Holding back the tide allows silt to build up on the river bed. · The dams and barrages sometimes interfere with shipping.  · You will need to find a way...

  28. india

    dams. Water is stored in big lakes and reservoirs for generating electricity for our industries and agriculture. Water of the dams is being taken by canals to distant lands for irrigation. Tube-wells and pumping sets have been supplied to the farmers. Now more land is irrigated and better crops are...

  29. essay on River

    . This causes a great loss to the country. It is true that rivers sometimes do us great harm. Still a river is a blessing to us. It helps us in many ways. So it is the duty of the Government to see that the rivers are not dried up. Dams have been made there to store the water of these rivers. It prevents flood and helps agriculture and the generation of electricity. ...

  30. The 4rd International Conference on Water Resources and Arid Environments (2010)Water Conservation of

    be conserved by avoiding water pollution due to industries; by controlling population of the cities and municipalities finally the main consumer agriculture can be managed by good irrigation practices along with construction of dams to avert a possible threat due to climate change and population...