Livelihoods

[Anonymous].  Submitted.  Zambia: Local-level integrated water resource management.

This process document reports on the integrated water resource management (IWRM) and food security project in Kafue Basin in Zambia. The project was aimed at demonstrating the food security, health, poverty reduction and ecological benefits of applying IWRM principles and practices. The scope of work included the following:

  • Provision of improved technology for water abstraction, storage and supply for both domestic and productive use.
  • Improvement of water resources management for enhanced availability of water.
  • Rehabilitation of water facility infrastructure (boreholes, wells, dams/dykes for enhanced water accessibility and availability).
  • Provision of market linkages and capacity building in water resources governance/management, conservation farming rain/food water harvesting.

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