Water & Irrigation

Kenya to implement rain water harvesting

water harvesting NdirituNew innovations in rain water harvesting are expected to boost the availability of water in many households in urban and rural Kenya

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Huge investment for Musese irrigation project

nnews namibia irrigationAfter entering into a tripartite agreement with the government and the Namibian Development Corporation (NDC) for one of the oldest green scheme projects in the country 10 years ago, Tulio Van der Merwe Parreira could soon invest N$50mn (US$5.5mn) in upgrading the infrastructure on the government project

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Rotating debris out of irrigation water

Riverscreen mainAs with many other farmers, Bob Wietharn had a real problem. He irrigated from a river so shallow that he could usually wade across it, but the nozzles of his centrepivots kept clogging up with debris sucked up through the system

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Water availability crucial factor for assessing African investment opportunities

Ghana water availabilityForeign investors engaged in biofuel and food crop production should assess opportunities for foreign agricultural investment in terms of water availability, according to Tim Williams from the International Water Management Institute

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Revitalising Lake Victoria

Lake Victoria Africa

The executive secretary of the Lake Victoria Basin Commission (LVBC), Dr Canisius Kabungo Kanangire, spoke recently of the need for transparency and accountability, with respect to the correct functioning of sustainable partnerships, and appropriate funding of development initiatives

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