Newsflash November 2018

Postcard from Bahirdar

In the Gumera area of Ethiopia, Teff could not grow because of frequent flooding. However, rice can grow under these conditions. Read this new blog on TWC showing an example of successful adaptive agriculture in Bahirdar, Ethiopia.


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Newsflash October 2018

Youth empowerment in spate areas of Sindh
MetaMeta and a national NGO of Pakistan Research and Development Foundation (RDF) linked an MOU to promote youth empowerment in spate areas of Sindh, particularly the Jamshoro district Pakistan.


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Newsflash September 2018

Short course road water harvesting

The Water and Environment Centre (WEC) in Yemen designed a short course on road water harvesting, explaining what techniques can be of great use to facilitate beneficial water management. In this short course, different methods of retaining and recharging water from roads, making use of on-going investment in roads development and rehabilitation to secure local water resources is explained deeply.
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Newsflash August 2018

Sorghum and pearl millet in spate irrigation

Sorghum and pearl millet are relatively forgotten miracle crops that need more attention. They are superpower crops with a lot of potential, especially in spate irrigated areas. On the 31st of July and 1st of August 2018, ICRISAT and the FBLNF organized a stakeholder workshop in Nairobi supported by NWO. The workshop was about enhancing sorghum and pearl millet through improved seed delivery systems in spate irrigated areas of Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya.
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News flash July 2018