Assessment of farmers' knowledge regarding the adoption of water-saving technologies in district faisalabad

Noureen Kousar, Laraib Javaid, Nida .


Water-saving irrigation behavior is most significant for sustainable financial and social status. The global water insufficient situation is presenting a serious threat to food security for coming generations. To tackle this situation, steps are being taken for the effective use of water resources all over the world so we need to improve irrigation techniques and avoid the current and future worst situations. Pakistan is facing serious water scarcity, especially for irrigating the agricultural fields and smallholder farmers are most vulnerable to this water crisis. In this context, this study aims to understand the farmers' awareness and adaptive behavior toward water-saving technologies in the district of Faisalabad through a Mult-stage sampling technique. This Quantitative study was conducted in Tehsil Jaranwala from which two Union councils were selected. For this process, the target population was Tehsil Jaranwala out of which six villages were selected conveniently.1:- Union council no 19 villages 73 RB-Karianwala, 74 RB-Bandal, 76 RB-Rasool Pura, 2:- UC 28 Villages Chak no, 96 RB-Mari Chak no, 97 RB-Johal Chak no, 98 RB-Bange were selected conveniently. The results of this research will help administrators, scholars, especially development experts in the development of successful methods and treatments. Adequate efforts may be done to encourage the widespread use of water-saving equipment by considering farmers' viewpoints and acknowledging the limitations they experience.


Water saving; irrigation; Sustainable; agriculture: scarcity; Food security; techniques technologies; awareness; Adaptive: behavior Farmer Adoption


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DOI: 10.33687/ijae.011.03.4817


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