Namibia: Keeping Water Where It’s Needed – Conservation Agriculture

Outlet: All Africa

May 27, 2011

After the rains, the Zambezi and Kwando rivers can flood much of the Caprivi Strip, destroying crops. But for the rest of the year most of the Caprivi is dry.
The soil is sandy, and sufficient rainwater to grow maize or millet is by no means certain. For many Caprivian farmers, trapped between too much water and too little, poverty is the norm…

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