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Harnessing the power of rain

Harnessing the power of rain

In Senegal, short periods of intense rain are followed by a much longer dry season – so maintaining a constant supply of fresh water is difficult. 

One Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) project is working to introduce both rainwater harvesting systems and innovative water management techniques that build on traditional methods – helping local communities boost their food security.