Strengthening INIA's Research Network on Sustainable Water Management in Agriculture and Forestry

Lead PI: Dr. Walter E. Baethgen

Unit Affiliation: International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)

August 2021 - July 2024
South America ; Uruguay
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: Objective: Establish research to improve water resource management at the basin level to inform policy and decision making in the agricultural sector of Uruguay.

Expected outcomes of the Project:
1. Decision support system that will help farmers ensure sustainable water management and better manage climate variability in their operation
2. Information, products and tools that will support the development of public policy for sustainable water management at the basin scale (recommendations for establishing public policy, sensitivity analysis of different interventions in policy)
3. Information to guide the research agenda on sustainable water management in INIA and for the next 5 years