NPSI manages research across four key themes;

Man using water meterWater scarcity

Developing better ways of storing and delivering water, is helping irrigators cope with variable and limited supplies.

Water drip from irrigation pipeSustainable irrigation

The farm business, the environment and policy all connect with sustainability. It is at front of mind for all National Program for Sustainable Irrigation investments.

water plants in a riverPractice

Project applications are required to include plans for transferring results to practice and there is a strong relationship with industry.

Three people next to fruit treesLeadership

The National Program for Sustainable Irrigation’s partners are important players in the practice and policy of irrigation. Collectively, they generate knowledge that influences decision-making. Further contributions to people development and leadership are made through travel fellowships and summer scholarships.


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Download » A Summary of NPSI Goals and current research and development projects.