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Musaed Aklan is a civil engineer and scientific researcher in water and environment fields. He has 15 years of professional and academic experience and has worked with several government institutions, universities, and international organizations including KFW, World Bank, GIZ, USAID and WHO. He is currently a PhD research fellow in IHE-Delft, Water Science and Engineering Department, The Netherlands, where he was nominated as a member of PhD Association Board (PAB).

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Solar-Powered Irrigation in Yemen: Opportunities, Challenges and Policies

April 29, 2021
Yemen is one of the most water-scarce countries in the world, with renewable water resources currently capable of providing only 75 m3 per capita per year – well below the water scarcity threshold. And this volume is steadily dropping. The agricultural sector in Yemen is the dominant user of groundwater resources, accounting for around 90 percent…