When do you start sending barrels ?


Rain collection in a barrel


Every house in the drylands should have a barrel for rain collection. So why don’t people send aid goods in food grade, UV-resistant barrels to their development projects ? Where are all these fine barrels, used in the industry, going to ? Destroyed ? Come on !

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.