When designed and implemented properly, micro-irrigation technology increases farmers incomes, reduces workload, and reduces overall water use. Providing training and adapting technology also has to go hand-in-hand with water governance, finance options, governmental policy changes, and public-private partnerships. The potential for the transformative effect of micro-irrigation technology is bright but will require a concerted investment in time, money, and education to scale effectively.
Toward Global Scale
A Call to Action for the feminization of agriculture mechanization
Women still lack access to agricultural machinery, despite their increasing role in agricultural productivity due to male out-migration.