Roads: Instruments for Rainwater Harvesting, Food Security and Climate Resilience in Arid and Semi-arid Areas

This chapter provides evidence from Yemen and Tigray region in Ethiopia, where road water harvesting has systematically been introduced in all districts since 2014. The chapter describes the process of promoting road water harvesting, the techniques used, the potential of road water harvesting to increase resilience and the hydrological and socio-economic effects. This chapter is part of the book: “Rainwater-Smart Agriculture in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas”, published in 2018. Access it here.


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Last modified: January 14, 2019