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Water harvesting in Nicaragua

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

Land of extremes

Nicaragua, the second poorest country in Latin America, has two seasons, one wet and one dry. Both seasons are extreme in nature, forcing farmers to do all their crop production in the rainy months. In the dry months, drought can be severe.

picture credit: © Neil Palmer (CIAT)



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