Sustainable farming

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Nahashon Sadat

Hi Ken,
Thank you very much for your encouraging comments. Yes we do not have running water
But the village farmers are willing to carry water every morning and evening
From a nearby stream or river and others dig a well in their compounds.
In the last three decades the number of food insecure people in Kenya has more doubled,
•Over the same period. GDP per capita growth averaged negative 1%
•Malnutrition in Kenya’s children rose by 70% of the period 1970 -2001
•Per capita income of about $ 312 per year was lower in 2002 than $350 in 1975

Discuss and research rain water harvesting technologies

Status: Finished

The Iganga District is located in eastern Uganda, just north of the equator at latitudes 1o 00' S-1o 06' N and longitudes 33o 57' E-33o 12' E. Mean annual rainfall is approximately 1 250 mm occurring on 100-130 days per annum and is mainly associated with the equatorial troughs in April-May and September-November.

The rapidly growing rural population has expanded the frontiers of agriculture into natural forest and wetland ecosystems. The District now experiences more frequent local droughts, faster drying up of water springs during the dry season

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