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Water harvesting in Nicaragua - a blue revolution

In Nicaragua, construction of earth dams has allowed farmers to extend their cultivation into the dry season, creating ideal conditions to grow cash crops such as rice, beans, maize and water melons.
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Rain water harvesting is useful for supplemental irrigations to field/ commercial crops grown in monsoon season. If sufficiently big ponds >6000M3 are made they can recharge and help for double cropping, seedling droughts and summer drinking water shortages
posted by: RAVINDER RAJU AMBATI (10:44:37 Thu 10th May 2012)



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