Flood-Based Livelihoods Network Foundation


  • The latest news can be read in our newsletter of July 25.

  • Many agricultural tools improve labour productivity, reduce drudgery and occupational hazards. However, wide distribution of these tools often lacks. MetaMeta Research and Smart Centre Group want to make these tools available to farmers. Click here for the brochure.

  • From August 7 – 15 Mekelle University is organizing the training “Integrated Watershed Management and Flood-based Farming Systems
    in ASAL Areas, Horn of Africa” to qualify professionals with comprehensive understanding and technical skills in participatory approaches, integrated watershed development in ASAL areas as well as FBFS & techniques to enable them to better plan, design and manage FBFS. Please read their flyer for more information and application procedure.

“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…

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