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Rehabilitation of Open Rangelands Applying Soil and Water Conservation Techniques

Rehabilitation of Open Rangelands Applying Soil and Water Conservation Techniques

Soudan_Good6Practicise-5The specific development objectives of the Community Watershed Management Project (CWMP) were to Increase the adoption of, and land area with, sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices. Thereby increase the productivity of agricultural (crop), livestock and forestry production systems in two sub watersheds; in Lower River Atbara and Dinder. The project implemented by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Irrigation and Electricity; financed by The Government of Sudan, Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Government of Finland.  In order to reinforce the improved watershed health and gain community benefit from this, the project supported the construction or rehabilitation of different types of water harvesting structures.