Title Water harvesting: nourishing the land, body and mind
Contributor ILEIA Center for Learning on Sustainable Agriculture
Author Mutizwa Mukute
Content Bouwas Mawara and his wife Nyengeterai, small scale farmers in the semi-arid Zvishavane district of Zimbabwe, are renowned for their innovation in water harvesting for crop and animal production, and for setting up local structures and systems to spread innovations amongst fellow farmers. Today at least 160 farming families in their community are more resilient in the face of droughts, dry spells and the long dry season.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published
Language English
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/wisdom-of-water/zimbabwe-water-harvesting-innovators