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How to assess agricultural water productivity? Looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature

How to assess agricultural water productivity? Looking for water in the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature
  • World Bank Water Partnership Program (WPP). July 2014
  • This report aims to contribute to the discussion on how to assess and possibly improve agricultural water productivity. It presents findings from a first attempt to survey the agricultural productivity and efficiency literature with regard to the explicit inclusion of water aspects in productivity and efficiency measurements. The focus is on studies applying single-factor productivity measures, total factor productivity indices, frontier models, and deductive models that incorporate water.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Agriculture, Irrigation, River Basin Management, Water efficiency
  • Main target audience: Academia, Governments, International community, Stakeholders, Water managers
  • Main purpose: Stimulate debate, Technical
  • Type of resource: Discussion paper, Technical report
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Published in 2015