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Water harvesting in Nicaragua

Landscape transformed
  • Land of extremes
  • Just add water
  • Landscape transformed
  • Water harvester
  • Spray time
  • Row upon row
  • Field of dreams
  • Talking technology

Landscape transformed

Pilot projects to capture and store rainwater for dry season irrigation are now transforming landscapes in Nicaragua. The initiative is backed by local municipal governments and coordinated by the Latin American Fund for Irrigated Rice (FLAR), based at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), with financial the support from the Common Fund For Commodities.

picture credit: © Neil Palmer (CIAT)



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