IRRIGATION WATER MANAGEMENT IN SEMI-ARID REGIONS-CASE STUDY JORDAN
Water resource management and planning is challenging in the last decade. However, reform in water management can make important contributions to minimize and reduce water scarcity. The agricultural sector uses a major share of the available water resources globally. Irrigation water management is an important mean for food security in semi-arid-arid region. This paper review the research work done concerning irrigation water management in Semi-arid region-Jordan. There is yet study to critically review the irrigation water management, in semi-arid-arid region. A wide range of the reviewed research works did not considered the geopolitical condition of Jordan as one of the main cause of water shortage problem. The current review study could pave the road for researchers to cover all the weakness point illustrated in this study. While more effort should be done to investigate and address the irrigation water management in Jordan.
Water Management, Irrigation Water, Jordan, Semi-Arid.