Farmers use soil and water management practices to respond to changing rainfall patterns

Posted by , posted on Thursday May 19 2016(1 year ago)

Investment in appropriate and affordable rainwater harvesting and soil conservation measures are crucial to address crop and livestock production constraints in drylands. y This blog post was written by John Recha, Philip Kimeli, Vivian Atakos (CCAFS East Africa) Y

Photo: C.Schubert (CCAFS)

y yIn semi-arid eastern Kenya, farmers Peter and Ruth Nguli continue to witness an increasingly dry and heating climate. The pair hails from Wote, in Makueni County and practice mixed farming. Wote is one of CCAFS Climate-Smart Villages (CSV) where farmers, scientists and extension officers are trialing a selection of climate-smart practices to see which ones work best in the midst of prevailing changes. Click here to continue reading

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