2018byBijan Nazari; Abdolmajid Liaghat; Mohammad Reza Akbari; Marzieh Keshavarz
Water is the most essential resource for the production of agricultural goods and services. However, high levels of water stress and increased frequency and intensity of droughts, which are mainly driven by climate change dynamics, have reduced the stock of freshwater resources in arid and semi-arid regions, such as Iran. Despite the major reduction of freshwater resources, the efficiency of irrigation water use has remained very low in the country and performance of water management schemes is... Topics: Agriculture sector, Bottleneck analysis, Iran, SWOT/PESTLE analysis, TOWS matrix, Water crisis,...