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  1. 2014-10-27 A-frame levels can be used to trace contour lines for soil conservation, or irrigation ditches at % slope. They are highly accurate, and cost nothing.  
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  3. 2014-03-06 The HAFIR is an underground reservoir designed for storing rain water.Hafirs are usually constructed where there is enough rainfall and where there is no underground water.It is usually big enough to cater for the needs of the villagers and their live-stock for a whole season.  
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    2014-02-26 Pastoralism is a livelihood whereby people depend upon herding domesticated livestock. In East Africa, pastoralists depend primarily upon cattle, sheep, donkeys, goats and camels— listed in order of least resilience as one moves into drier and more arid lowland areas. Pastoralists play an...  
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  6. Key Resource 2014-01-01 In order to achieve high levels of agricultural productivity in the tropics at the lowest possible economic and ecological costs, we need to properly understand the relationship between nutrients in the soil and crop productivity. For this to happen, the current understanding needs to change. The...  
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  9. 2014-10-28 PROJECT: INTEGRATED FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS GOAL: To contribute to the reestablishment of sustainable livelihoods and improved health FOCUS: •Conservation and management of land and environmental resources through reforestation and reduced soil erosion. • Increase of soil...  
  10. 2014-01-01 https://www.echocommunity.org/resources/71356f86-d90a-4032-9775-681c581fa715What if you are working in a community when disaster strikes it? What steps toward recovery can you take in such a situation? And what actions can be taken beforehand to minimize the damage from a large-scale,...