Authors

Musaed .M Aklan

Researcher, writer

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).

Contributions

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

April 29, 2021 Policy Briefs
This study examines the current trend of solar-powered irrigation system (SPIS) use in Sana’a Basin, identifying the pros and cons of this approach. It presents the perspectives of farmers and experts in terms of what is happening and what should be done to maximize the benefits and minimize the negative impacts of SPIS. The incidence of SPIS installation is increasing at a rate of more…