Water harvesting can offer a future to Darfur



Water harvesting can bring new life to Darfur

Villages across Darfur are being pushed to the brink of survival.
All they need is access to water.

In North Darfur in Sudan, villages are struggling to survive. Water sources are scarce, and trees are being chopped down for shelter and firewood. As the forests disappear, so do the rains. Drought and dwindling resources are stretching farmers like Salin and Adam to their limits. But water harvesting can offer a future.

Read the story: Practical Action

Author: Willem Van Cotthem

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

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