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Water harvesting in Nicaragua

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

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No pumps are needed to transfer water from the reservoir to the field, just a simple valve and irrigation channel; gravity does the rest. Farmers involved in the pilot projects have made the transition to intensive, irrigated farming systems in just one year.

picture credit: © Neil Palmer (CIAT)



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