How a water system may empower women

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Multiple-use water services (MUS) are water delivery approaches that consider people and their multiple water needs as the starting point for designing and implementing water services. Unlike single-use water systems that are only designed for irrigation, or only for domestic uses, MUS systems are planned and implemented for multiple uses. In Kaski district, Nepal, Debhu Pariyar helps her son Rajan clean his feet at a fountain. Behind them, water taken from the same source and system is being used to irrigate tomato seedlings.

International Women’s Day: How a water system may empower women in Nepal

http://www.iwmi.cgiar.org/2016/03/water-system-may-empower-women-nepal/

What does gender have to do with agricultural water management? This International Women’s Day, IWMI looks at how multiple-use water services in Nepal are helping women to become decision makers and agents of change in their communities, as well as their challenges and obstacles as we all strive toward achieving…

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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