Demand for Water Threatens Small Farmers

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Nourishing the Planet’s research on low-cost, small-scale innovations that are helping to manage water supplies was recently featured in an article in Botswana’s Sunday Standard.

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“In sub-Saharan Africa, for example, only 4 percent of the cultivated land is currently equipped for irrigation, compared with 18 percent in the rest of the world. But there is great potential to expand irrigation with small-scale solutions,” Danielle Nierenberg, Nourishing the Planet project director said.

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