Water Harvesting for Agriculture
Hazem Shawky Fouda
Arcler Education Inc
Water harvesting was considered as an important aspect in the agriculture. This book explains the role of water in increasing the crop yields and its importance in associated industries. The importance of domestic rain water harvesting was explained with examples. The effect of surface runoff on the crops and farming methods was described in detail. The loss of important soil nutrients due to runoff was described. The design of the water harvesting systems was illustrated. The components needed in the water harvesting system was emphasized. Different types of water harvesting systems was explained in this book. The importance of water harvesting techniques in the developing countries was discussed in detail. The rainfed agriculture system was emphasized in this book. The role of ecosystem services in maintaining water harvesting systems was explained.
Hazem Shawky Fouda has a PhD. In Agriculture Sciences, obtained his PhD. from the Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, 2008, MSc. In Agriculture Sciences from the Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University in 2004, Post-Grade Diploma in Cotton, 2001, BSc. in Agriculture Sciences, from the Faculty of Agriculture, Alexandria University, 1997, He is working in Cotton Arbitration & Testing General Organization (CATGO) since 1999 till present. Was working in the International Cotton Training Center (ICTC) – Cotton Arbitration & Testing General Organization (CATGO) from 2000 till 2015, as a Lecturer & Classer's Trainer for Egyptian and foreigner classers, technicians, ginners, spinners & traders in all cotton aspects starting from picking seed cotton till preparing bales for export including other cotton aspects and training them practically on classing cotton. Besides that he was an editor and active member in the Research & Translation Committee, participating in issuing weekly, monthly and annually issues about the international & local cotton market including price trends and direction, recent developments & researches concerning cotton production, protection, harvesting, ginning, fiber testing, spinning & weaving since its foundation in 2000 till 2014 and since 2015 till 2018 he worked as an inspector from 2018 till present works as a consultant..