Namibia: Irrigation Protects Farmers From Drought

Outlet: All Africa

June 19, 2013

Farmers who use the drip irrigation system – unlike the ones who rely on rain-fed agriculture, have not been affected by the drought that had very little impact on their production so far. Small-scale farmers who form part of the Rundu-Urban Group Drip-Irrigation project make use of drip-irrigation systems and have managed to continue with their production activities without any disruptions as a result of the prevailing drought.