Drought Solutions: Rainwater Harvesting In Africa

Africa Famine Map
Map Courtesy Of Wikipedia

Yesterday, we talked a bit about Atlanta’s extreme drought conditions, but what about areas that have been struggling with even more severe droughts?

In the horn of Africa, drought has been a way of life for decades. Lack of water makes it nearly impossible to grow food in many areas, and children in the area suffer from malnutrition. In this video, you can see how one charitable organization is helping villages in East Africa farm and feed themselves, using rainwater harvesting and irrigation techniques.

Written by Becky Striepe


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  1. hi am nimco Somalian girl what am thinking is to have some solution the drought that happens very year in Somalia ,i would like u to help me to reach my goal thanks

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