Uganda’s ‘cattle corridor’, which makes up the northern third of the country, is among the most degraded areas in the upper Nile basin, following years of overgrazing and charcoal production. Repeated attempts have been made to reseed and restore the bare land without success, as grass seedlings are quickly eaten […]
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Over 50 LBDC project team members and stakeholders gathered for a week of reflection in Bulawayo Zimbabwe at the half way point of the LBDC. The group included researchers, senior government officials, development partners and young professionals, whom together took stock of progress to date, emerging findings and mapped the […]
Introduction In the rain-scarce Limpopo River basin, resource-poor farmers have long been reluctant to invest in improved crop and livestock technologies causing, in many cases, unproductive use of water. The L3 project set out to identify how farmers could increase water productivity by investing in water, crop, and livestock management, […]