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Indigenous Water-Harvesting Systems in West Asia and North Africa

Edited By: T Oweis, A Hachum and A Bruggeman

173 pages, colour photos, maps, illus


Paperback | Dec 2004 | #156376
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Hardback | Dec 2004 | #156377 | ISBN: 9291271470
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About this book

This book is the outcome of a project on "On-farm Water Husbandry in West Asia and North Africa," implemented by ICARDA in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Pakistan, Syria, Tunisia, and Yemen. Studies on indigenous water-harvesting systems reported in the book from these countries, with illustrations of indigenous water-harvesting systems, point to the fact that traditional techniques are the most sustainable and environmentally friendly, and should be the basis for planning modern water-harvesting systems.

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