Flood-Based Livelihoods Network Foundation


  • This is to appeal to the wisdom of all those who travelled to Sweden for the Peace Talks for Yemen. Please forward and share!

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  • The 7th annual training on integrated watershed management and flood-based farming systems by Mekelle University (Ethiopia) will take place in November. For information and subscription click here

“Floods are not always a hazard. They may also sustain aquatic life and riverine biodiversity, recharge aquifers, enrich soils and in some of the world’s poorest areas they are the main source of irrigation.”

Global Water Partnership (2000) ‘Toward water security: a framework for action’


is a network of spate irrigation professionals and practitioners. The network stimulates the development of programmes of implementation that improve the livelihoods of those in spate irrigation areas, exchanges experiences and good practices, helps upgrade training, identify priority fields for improvement and research and development. Read more…