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
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slider 6 road side waterlogging
Slider 7 road side water harvesting storage pond

Techniques

This section presents an overview of road water harvesting techniques. We really encourage all of you to share your experiences and ideas on these topics. Please contact us and share!

Road-side borrow pits as ponds for off-season small-scale irrigation

This case study discusses the systematic conversion of borrow pits as rainwater harvesting ponds for off-season small-scale irrigation. The overall goal of this case study is to contribute to the replication and scaling up of borrow pits for off-season small-scale irrigation in arid and semi-arid areas. Read the study here

Field visits Tigray – Group presentations

In these presentations the groups share their lessons from fieldwork in Tigray, Ethiopia during the Regional Leadership Course in Mekelle. 

No-till tied-ridging – Elwell & Norton 1988

No-Till Tied-Ridging – Elwell & Norton – 1988

The purpose of this booklet is to describe the no-till tied-ridging technique in sufficient detail to enable farmers to apply it, and to assist agriculture extension officers.

 

Roads for water brochure with technologies – Amharic

Roads for water brochure with technologies – Amharic

Roads for water brochure with technologies – English

Roads for water brochure with technologies – English

Roads for Water brochure with technologies – Oromifa

Roads for water brochure with technologies in Oromifa

Water harvesting from roads – IRFECA paper

Water harvesting from roads – IRFECA paper

Authors: Kifle Woldearegay, Frank van Steenbergen, Marta Agujetas Perez, Berhane Grum and Martin van Beusekom

Year: 2015

Water from Roads in Yemen: A Guidance Note

Water from Roads in Yemen: A Guidance Note (Also available in Arabic)

Authors: Frank van Steenbergen (MetaMeta), Mohamed Al-Abyadh, M. (Road Maintenance Fund, Ministry of Public Works and Highways, Government of Yemen) and Sharaffadin Salah (Water and Environment Centre, Sana’a University) with contributions of Kifle Woldeageray

Year: 2014

Roads for Water: the Unused Potential

Roads for Water: the Unused Potential

Authors: Digeo Garcia-Landarte Puertas, Kifle Woldearegay, Lyla Mehta, Martin van Beusekom, Marta Agujetas Peréz and Frank van Steenbergen

Year: 2014

How to do Roads for Water – IFAD

How to do Roads for Water – IFAD

Authors: Steenbergen, F. van (MetaMeta); Woldearegay, K. (Mekelle Univeristy).; Beusekom, H.M. van (MetaMeta Circular Economy); Garcia Landarte, D. (MetaMeta Ethiopia) and Al-Abyadh, M. (Road Maintenance Fund, Ministry of Infrastructure and Highways, Government of Yemen)

Year: 2014

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