International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
Mannheim, Germany - September 2001
Rainwater Catchment in Humid and Arid Regions
Rainwater Harvesting for Survival and Development
P.O. Box 232
The "Integrated Pastoral Development Project (IPDP) Mbarara"
aims at enabling 900 settler families to sustainably satisfy their basic
needs from their own resources within 6 years. The Mbarara Local Government
(MLG) and "Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ)"
are in charge of project implementation from the Ugandan and German side
The ultimate objective for the implementation of watershed management
measures during the 3 phases of the project, is to have settled communities
with sufficient water for both production (livestock use) and domestic
use. This objective was achieved using a gender sensitive, participatory
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