Content In addition to severe losses in the mountain soil’s fertility, climate change is easily visible in the Peruvian Andes: the glaciers which feed all the rivers, and the snow on the mountaintops, are noticeably getting smaller, less and less water is flowing down into the valleys. The water harvesting approach is proving susccessful to cope with this problem and strenghthen local organizations.
Author Fernando Camiloaga Jiménez
Contributor AgriCultures Network
Year Published 2012
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country PERU
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/from-desertification-to-vibrant-communities/dams-and-alpacas