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WATER HARVESTING AND SPATE IRRIGATION IN WADIS: YEMEN CASE

WATER HARVESTING AND SPATE IRRIGATION IN WADIS: YEMEN CASE

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Title: WATER HARVESTING AND SPATE IRRIGATION IN WADIS: YEMEN CASE
Author: Abdulkader Noman, Abdulla
Abstract: This study aims to describe the state of the art of both water harvesting and spate irrigation techniques in wadis. Also, it emphasizes the integrated development of water resources in wadi systems, through the application and development of technologies. It based on real experimental applications and development initiatives in the Ar ab countries with some emphasis is put towards the case of Yemen. This study concludes by eval uating the approaches of applied methodologies for sustainable development of surface water and gr oundwater recourses of wadis, the role of Rain Water Harvesting in Yemen and the appropriate techniques and their relative viability. Viable techniques has identified and described in some details in order to facilitate and promote the transfer of experience and exchange of know-how in the Arab region. The study also will cover some ‘non-classical’ irrigation method such as fog harvesting method.
Description: Sudan Engineering SocietyJOURNAL,January 2005, Volume51 No.43.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/6447
Date: 2005-01


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