International Rainwater Catchment Systems Association
International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conferences
Home
  Factsheets
  Conferences
  Next conference
  Proceedings
  1st, Hawaii
  2nd, St Thomas
  3rd, Khon Kaen
  4th, Manila
  5th, Taiwan
  6th, Nairobi
  7th, Beijing
  8th, Tehran
  9th, Petrolina
  10th, Mannheim
  11th, Texcoco
  12th, New Delhi
  13th, Sydney
  14th, Kuala Lumpur
  News
  Links
  Join IRCSA
  IRCSA Board
  Members

10th International Rainwater Catchment Systems Conference
"Rainwater International 2001"
Mannheim, Germany - September 2001

Section 2: Rainwater Catchment in Humid and Arid Regions

Paper 2.19

Rainwater Harvesting for Survival and Development

James Mwami
Busoga Trust
P.O. Box 232
Luwero
Uganda
email: LuweroProject@maf.org

Introduction

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 respectively.

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 extension concept.

PDF of full document (2pp, 11kb)


Note: The IRCSA proceedings section is still new and under active management, If you find any problems, ommissions or corrections please contact the administrator so we can put things right.
Top of Page