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Meeting Rural Livelihoods and Climate Variability Changes with Spate Irrigation

Dr. Abraham Haile

Large parts of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray and Afar regional states are arid/ semi-arid. The annual floods there are crucial to irrigation and agricultural output. This video depicts how spate irrigation structures in the region work, and some of the activities that go into their maintenance during the off season.

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Last modified: Thursday, 16 October 2014, 9:46 AM