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  • High-value crops are irrigated a shallow well that is replenished through in-situ and micro-catchment RWH systems
    High-value crops are irrigated a shallow well that is replenished through in-situ and micro-catchment RWH systems
  • Successful sand storage dams can be used for small-scale irrigation especially by riparian communities
    Successful sand storage dams can be used for small-scale irrigation especially by riparian communities
  • Different micro-catchment RWH systems indirectly replenish a shallow well in Zimbabwe which is then used for small-scale irrigation during the dry season
    Different micro-catchment RWH systems indirectly replenish a shallow well in Zimbabwe which is then used for small-scale irrigation during the dry season
  • A shallow well is replenished through in-situ and micro-catchment RWH systems and subsequently used to irrigate high-value crops during the dry season in Zimbabwe
    A shallow well is replenished through in-situ and micro-catchment RWH systems and subsequently used to irrigate high-value crops during the dry season in Zimbabwe
  • Water stored in a sand storage dam connected to an irrigated crop area along the riverbank in Kenya
    Water stored in a sand storage dam connected to an irrigated crop area along the riverbank in Kenya
  • Water pond connected to a manual pump is used to irrigate high-value crops that are sold in the local market in Kenya
    Water pond connected to a manual pump is used to irrigate high-value crops that are sold in the local market in Kenya

About vTTCs

The goal of the AFRHINET virtual Research and Technology Transfer Centres is to contribute to achieving a greater market-, institution- and community- oriented use of innovative research and know-how in sub-Saharan Africa.


The AFRHINET virtual Research and Technology-Transfer Centres are a web-based extension of the AFRHINETĀ“s physical Research and Technology Transfer Centres which are established in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique Zimbabwe and Germany. The Centres aim to inter-link and strengthen the nexus between the local and regional research institutes, business/micro-enterprises, non-governmental and public bodies and policy makers.

 

The AFRHINET vTTCs serve as a central point to contribute to:

  • Capitalising, disseminating and implementing knowledge and innovations in the field of rainwater harvesting for food security in arid and semi-arid areas.
  • Aligning relevant research activities implemented by academic and scientific institutions in the field of rainwater harvesting for food security, to the market, institutions and community needs.
  • Fostering cooperation between science and technology stakeholders, enterprises, NGOs and governmental institutions.
  • Providing technical and/or management support and consultancy services to relevant stakeholders, enterprises, NGOs and governmental institutions.
  • Offering inovative knowledge- and practice based capacity-building activities for relevant multivariate stakeholders in the field of rainwater harvesting for food security.

About vTTCs

The goal of the AFRHINET virtual Research and Technology Transfer Centres is to contribute to achieving a greater market-, institution- and community- oriented use of innovative research and know-how in sub-Saharan Africa.


The AFRHINET virtual Research and Technology-Transfer Centres are a web-based extension of the AFRHINETĀ“s physical Research and Technology Transfer Centres which are established in Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique Zimbabwe and Germany. The Centres aim to inter-link and strengthen the nexus between the local and regional research institutes, business/micro-enterprises, non-governmental and public bodies and policy makers.

 

The AFRHINET vTTCs serve as a central point to contribute to:

  • Capitalising, disseminating and implementing knowledge and innovations in the field of rainwater harvesting for food security in arid and semi-arid areas.
  • Aligning relevant research activities implemented by academic and scientific institutions in the field of rainwater harvesting for food security, to the market, institutions and community needs.
  • Fostering cooperation between science and technology stakeholders, enterprises, NGOs and governmental institutions.
  • Providing technical and/or management support and consultancy services to relevant stakeholders, enterprises, NGOs and governmental institutions.
  • Offering inovative knowledge- and practice based capacity-building activities for relevant multivariate stakeholders in the field of rainwater harvesting for food security.