How to harvest rainwater ? (Practical Action)

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Read at :

http://answers.practicalaction.org/our-resources/collection/rainwater-harvesting-1

Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater can be collected as it falls from the roofs of houses and buildings. It can also be collected underground in tanks and from other sources. The water can be used in irrigation or domestic use.

Building on a Tradition of Rainwater Harvesting

http://answers.practicalaction.org/our-resources/item/building-on-a-tradition-of-rainwater-harvesting

Pastoralists in sub-Saharan Africa are often part-time cultivators as well, and they manage to make the most of irregular rainfall by harvesting rainwater, using traditional techniques.

Cement Mortar Jar

http://answers.practicalaction.org/our-resources/item/cement-mortar-jar

This case study is taken from ‘Rainwater Harvesting’. This water container was originally developed in Thailand but has also been used in East Africa.

Domestic Rainwater Harvesting Tank: Training Module

A manual on how to train people in the construction of a ferrocement “pumpkin” water tank.

#rainwater, #harvesting

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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