slider 1 road side storage dry

slider 2 road side harvestingg pond
slider 3 Dust from feeder roads – kopie
slider 4 percolation pits along the road
slider 5 Ponding at culvert in road DSC08234
slider 6 road side waterlogging
Slider 7 road side water harvesting storage pond

Area studies

Under this category you can learn more about the context in which different initiatives take place. To expand the approach of roads for water it is very important to know how things work in different countries with diverse cultures and natural environment.

Regional Summit – Towards Prosperous Tigray Region through Sustainable Investment in Flood-based Farming Systems (Presentation)

Regional Summit – Towards Prosperous Tigray Region through Sustainable Investment in Flood-based Farming Systems (Presentation)

Authors: MetaMeta and Mekelle University (Ethiopia)

Year: 2014

Visual Road Tour Ethiopia: Road Water Harvesting

Visual Road Tour Ethiopia Road Water Harvesting

Authors: Dr. Kifle Woldearegay (Mekelle university) and Dr. Frank van Steenbergen (MetaMeta)

Year: 2014

Handbook for Engineers, Technician and Farmers on Roads Rainwater Harvesting in Yemen

Handbook for Engineers, Technician and Farmers on Roads Rainwater Harvesting in Yemen

A variety of examples on water harvesting from roads in Yemen is given in this handbook. This is a draft version.

Author: Eng. Mohamed Al-Abyadh

Year: 2013

Africa Community Access Programme: Use of Road works to enhance community water supplies in Mozambique (pre-inception report)

Africa Community Access Programme: Use of Road Works to Enhance Community Water Supplies in Mozambique (pre-inception report)

In this pre-inception report a literature review and an evaluation of existing road ponds is carried out.

Author: Stange consult

Year: 2012

Using Road Works to Enhance Community Water Supplies in Mozambique (feasibility study)

Using Road Works to Enhance Community Water Supplies in Mozambique (feasibility study)

This report outlines findings from field visits to Tete and Gaza provinces, and the learning visit to Burkina Faso. The report also includes a review of literature on the integration of water conservation into road works.

Author: African Community Access Program

Year: 2011

Thesis: Road Runoff Harvesting in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa

Road Runoff Harvesting in the Drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa (Thesis)

Thesis of Ben Kubbinga on potential for assisting smallholder farmers in coping with water scarcity and climate change, based on case studies in Eastern Province, Kenya.

Author: Ben Kubbinga (Unesco-IHE)

Year: 2012

Presentation: Water Harvesting from Roads: Issues and Practices

Water Harvesting from Roads: Issues and Practices (presentation)

Presentation by Dr. Kifle Woldearagay on the situation of road design and water management in Tigray, Ethiopia.

Author: Dr. Kifle Woldearagay (Mekelle University)

Year: 2013

Ethiopia: Managing Water Resources to Maximize Sustainable Growth A World Bank Water Resources Assistance Strategy for Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Managing Water Resources to Maximize Sustainable Growth 

A World Bank Water Resources Assistance Strategy for Ethiopia

Author: World Bank

Year: 2006

World Bank Making Transport Climate Resilient Country Report: Ethiopia

World Bank Country Report Ethiopia

This report is the output of the World Bank-financed study on making transport climate resilient for Ethiopia. This is a Sub-Saharan Africa initiative to respond to the impact of climate changes on road transport.

Author: World Bank

Year: 2010

Data on Tigray Region (From GTP Plan of the Region)

Data on Tigray Region

Author: GTP, Plan of the Region

Year:

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