Earth & Environment



An interesting project to keep informed of:

An ACP-EU Technology-Transfer Network on Rainwater Harvesting Irrigation Management for Sustainable Dryland Agriculture, Food Security and Poverty Alleviation in sub-Saharan Africa

Through the implementation of integrated theoretical and practical capacity-building, and the development of technology-transfer and demonstration projects in the field of rainwater harvesting irrigation (RWHI), the knowledge and use of RWHI management for small-scale irrigation will be enhanced in rural dryland areas of sub-Saharan Africa. In addition, through the development of research and technology-transfer centres, and a transnational network, a platform for co-operation and the exchange of experience in RWHI management will be created. The network will comprise micro-enterprises, non-governmental and public actors, academic/scientific institutions, and rural dryland local communities, especially farmers, women and youth groups.