Rainwater Catchment and Irrigation System

A rainwater catchment and irrigation system has been installed on the HI Mexico demonstration farm in Jonotla. The land does not have access to the city water system, so rainwater catchment is a great way to ensure a consistent supply of water.

May 20th, 2010|Energy Farming, Mexico|

Irrigation in Kishong

The site for Himalayan Institute Cameroon's (HIC) Energy Farming project in Kishong is beautiful: a large hill leads down to a stream, which runs along the base of the land. The dry season leaves this area without water for six months at a time, so without irrigation the growing season is limited to only half [...]

February 12th, 2009|Cameroon|