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Water harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Will Critchley; John W Gowing
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2012.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Will Critchley; John W Gowing
ISBN: 9780415537735 0415537738 9781283942485 1283942488 9780203109984 0203109988
OCLC Number: 824729249
Description: 1 online resource (240 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword 1. Introduction 2. Water Harvesting for Crop Production in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges, Concepts and Practices 3. A Review of the Recent Literature on Water Harvesting in Sub-Saharan Africa 4. Burkina Faso: Cradle of Farm Scale Technologies 5. Ethiopia: Opportunities for Building on Tradition - Time for Action 6. Kenya: From Drought Relief to Business Model 7. Niger: Small-Scale and Simple for Sustainability 8. Tanzania: Bright Spots and Barriers to Adoption 9. Sudan: Ancient Traditions Receiving a New Impetus 10. Zimbabwe: Keeping Runoff on the Land 11. Investing in water for agriculture in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa: Considerations for a Conducive Policy Environment 12. Conclusions, Lessons and an Agenda for Action Index
Responsibility: edited by William Critchley and John Gowing.

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