Water harvesting delights community

Outlet: Newsday Zimbabwe

December 19, 2011

On the Nyangani Mountain slopes, in the midst of regenerating forests, woodlands and wetlands in Nyatondo village, Robson Nyatondo (54), looks pensively at his good one hectare wheat crop being irrigated by water channelled from a small dam constructed in the upper slopes of the mountain. Nyanga District is a drought-plagued area falling within Natural Regions 4 and 5 and faces intermittent food shortages although blessed with abundant natural water resources along the slopes of the mountain range…

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