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- Design water harvesting technologies
- Assess the on-site and downstream impact of WH technologies
- Develop criteria for sustainable impact on improving livelih
- Develop guidelines to facilitate stakeholder learning and ac
Develop innovative appropriate WH technologies for different geographical regions of rainfed Africa. The project aims to develop solutions applicable beyond local study sites and indeed across the continent. In order to reach this objective, study sites are selected that are representative for rainfed Africa: Tunisia in the North, Burkina Faso in the West, Zambia in the South and Ethiopia in the East.
Details of project plan
Financed under the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission, WAHARA includes the following project partners: Alterra (Netherlands), University of Leeds (UK), MetaMeta (Netherlands); Institut des Regions Arides (Tunisia), Institute de l'Environnement et de Researches Agricoles (Burkina Faso), Mekelle University (Ethiopia), Golden Valley Agricultural Research Trust (Zambia) Wageningen University – Land Degradation and Development Group (Netherlands).