Irrigation and Water Engineering

MSc thesis abstracts

2013



IW-1301

Rosella Alba

New waters or old boys network? Struggles around water Utilities Privatisation in the Upper Arno Water District, Italy

Supervisor: Boelens

 

IW-1302

Leendert de Die

Tidal River Management. Temporary depoldering to mitigate drainage congestion in the southwest delta of Bangladesh

Supervisor(s): Zegwaard; Wester; Khan

 

IW-1303

Geert Koster

Mapping runoff and erosion to reduce urban flooding and sediment flow towards sea. Bonaire

Supervisor(s): Halsema; Baartman

 

IW-1304

Giacomo Galli (major)

Svachchhata in the Settlement or Slum Sanitation? India

Supervisor(s): Bolding; Zwarteveen

 

IW-1305

Mesfin Areda Guni

The difference between real ownership and a sense of it. Ethiopia

Supervisor: Bolding

 

IW-1306

Bram van der Horst

People, Land and Water. Irrigation? South Africa

Supervisor(s): Bolding; Hebinck

 

IW-1307

Tetje Henstra

Water quantity division in a rice irrigation scheme in Nickerie, Surinam

Supervisor(s): Ritzema; Naipal

 

IW-1308

Mesfin Areda Guni

Ambitious plans and unplanned practices. Institutional analysis of irrigation agencies in the Central Rift Valley of Ethiopia

Supervisor: Ritzema

 

IW-1309

Gerlinde Buit

Menstruation and Girls’ Education in Northern Ghana

Supervisor: Zwarteveen

 

IW-1310

Elke Praagman (minor)

Trade-offs between Ecosystem Services and a changing glow regime in the Zambezi Delta, Mozambique

Supervisor(s): Veldwisch; Jacobs

 

IW-1311

Luiz Felipe van der Struijk

Smallholders’ strategies in response to contract farming programs in Chokwe, Mozambique

Supervisor: Veldwisch

 

IW-1312

Giacomo Galli (minor)

Invisible cities don’t get water: urban segregation, water and sanitation provision and slum ‘persistence’. India

Supervisor(s): Zegwaard; Bolding

 

IW-1313

Chris de Bont (major)

Water management in the Nduruma catchment, Tanzania

Supervisor(s): Veldwisch; Vos

 

IW-1314

Elke Praagman (major)

The political arenas of water management in the Limpopo basin, Mozambique

Supervisor(s): Bolding; Ducrot

 

IW-1315

Javier Rodriguez Ros

Methodology for the Evaluation of Performances of Irrigation Systems from Farmers’ Perspective. Study cases in the Irrigation Systems of Betmera and Gumselassa, Region of Tigray, Ethiopia

Supervisor: Bolding

 

IW-1316

Chris de Bont (minor)

Responses to the Irrigation Improvement Project along Abo Moustafa canal, Egypt

Supervisor(s): Bolding; Rap

 

IW-1399

Afke van der Woude

Inequities in drinking water access: tiny drops or full flow?

Supervisor(s): Roth; Zwarteveen; Narain

 

IW-1398

Sangita Karki

Conflict Management Process (CMP) in Melamchi Drinking Water Supply Development Project (MWSDP), Nepal

Supervisor(s): Bruins; Joshi; Jasper




2012



IW-1201

Reinier Veldman

Dynamics in wetland agriculture: competition and desiccation

Supervisor(s): Gert Jan Veldwisch


IW-1202

William Cook

Policy and Water Management in the Land of the “Water War”

Supervisor(s): Flip Wester


IW-1203

Ernst Sonneveld

Sugarcane contract farming with smallholders in Xinavane, Mozambique: Neo-colonialism or development opportunity?

Supervisor(s): Alex Bolding

 

IW-1204

Saioa Sese Minguez

Perspectives of different stake holders to implement drip irrigation systems and its consequences for land and water use

Supervisor(s): Harm Boesveld

 

IW-1205

Annah Ndeketeya

An assessment of the economic water use efficiency and productivity of the upstream and downstream catchments' agricultural production, South Africa

Supervisor(s): Gerardo van Halsema

 

IW-1206

Berry van den Pol

“Hot tomatoes” Smallholder business strategies, market opportunities and irrigation system dynamics in Messica, Central Mozambique

Supervisor(s): Gert Jan Veldwisch

 

IW-1207

Theodore Dusabimana

Irrigation practices and water management in Rugeramigozi Marshland

Supervisor(s): Henk Ritzema

 

IW-1208

Aldo Cardenas Panduro

‘La carrera hacia el fondo’ Acumulación de agua subterránea por empresas agro-exportadoras en el Valle de Ica, Perú

Supervisor(s): Rutgerd Boelens

 

IW-1209

Asmerom Tesfaldet Gebreyesus

Nutrient emissions in irrigation agriculture in semi-arid regions

Supervisor(s): Henk Ritzema

 

IW-1210

Pamela Claure Gutierrez

Searching for the ‘watershed approach’ in irrigation projects in Bolivia

Supervisor(s): Henk Ritzema

 

IW-1211

Basavaraj Biradar

Participatory irrigation Management 'A problematic implementation' in Indi Branch Canal in Upper Krishna Project in Karnataka

Supervisor(s): Deepa Joshi

 

IW-1212

Yiseña Tiaguaro

Transferencia de Gestion de Riego Bolivia

Supervisor(s): Rutgerd Boelens

 

IW-1213

Aldo Cardenas Panduro

La Democritizacion de tierras en el Ecuador

Supervisor(s): Jaime Hoogesteger van Dijk

 

IW-1214

Yiseña Tiaguaro Rea

‘From paper to reality: Irrigation Management Transfer in the El Pisque Irrigation System, Ecuador’

Supervisor(s): Edwin Rap & Jaime Hoogesteger

 

IW-1215

Raul Glotzbach

‘Life goes on’ Livelihood and food security in a time of HIV/AIDS the case of the Greater Masaka District.

Supervisor(s): Margreet Zwarteveen

 

IW-1216

Geert Koster

Salt accumulation under drip

Supervisor(s):  Henk Ritzema

 


 

IW-1218

Obed Kofi Tuabu

The Innovation of Low-Cost Drip Irrigation Technology in Zambia

Supervisor(s): Gert Jan Veldwisch

 

IW-1219

Ruth Preciado Jeronimo

Constructing water territories in ‘headwater watersheds’ through Land Use Planning and Environmental Impact Assessment

Supervisor(s): Jeroen Vos

 

IW-1220

Ruth Preciado Jeronimo

The Case of Mount Quilish and Conga gold mining projects in Cajamarca, Peru

Supervisor(s): Jeroen Vos

 

IW-1221

Edwin Haasjes

An Exploratory research to usability of WEAP and measures for potential water savings in Campo de Cartagena Irrigation district, SE Spain

Supervisor(s): Harm Boesveld

 

IW-1222

Obed Kofi Tuabu

Configuration of KB drip irrigation systems in Zambia

Supervisor(s): Gert-Jan Veldwisch

 

IW-1299

Paul Meijer

Access to groundwater

Supervisor(s): Margreet Zwarteveen & Dik Roth (RDS)

 

IW-1298

Vera Borsboom

You have to dig for the money in the soil

Supervisor(s): Gert Jan Veldwisch & Paul Heebinck (RDS)

 

IW-1297

Sergio Marcelo Alvarez Carrion

Plataformas de Concertación : Instrumento para la inplementación de la Gestión Integrada de Recursos Hídricos ?

Supervisor(s): Jaime Hoogesteger & Fons Jaspers (ESS)