Over the course of its project lifespan, the Ramotswa Project has attracted attention in local media as well as through partner networks. Media articles as well as project dissemination material can be viewed here.
Rural agricultural development has great potential to alleviate poverty, reduce food insecurity, and improve rural livelihoods and climate resilience in Africa. Despite the small area under irrigation, the value of irrigated agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa comprises about 25% of total agricultural output. Due to the significant amount of water used… Continue reading The post Agricultural water and nutrient management solutions to support smallholder irrigation schemes: Lessons from the Ramotswa Transboundary Aquifer Area, Limpopo River Basin appeared first on Conjunctive water management across borders in SADC. [...]
At present, Botswana and South Africa undertake some monitoring within the Tuli Karoo Transboundary Aquifer Area for their own purposes; Zimbabwe (covering about 57% of the area) does not actively monitor the aquifer. Therefore, an aim of the Conjunctive Water Resources Management across Borders in the Southern African Development Community… Continue reading The post Project Brief: Groundwater Monitoring in the Tuli Karoo Transboundary Aquifer Area appeared first on Conjunctive water management across borders in SADC. [...]
Improving food security and farm-based livelihoods is among the central challenges of our time and key to fostering progress toward a set of Sustainable Development Goals such as reducing hunger and poverty. The primary pathway for enhancing food security and farming livelihoods – boosting agricultural production – is nonetheless constrained… Continue reading The post Improving Irrigation Efficiency during a Pandemic: the Tuli Karoo Experience appeared first on Conjunctive water management across borders in SADC. [...]