• Geography
  • Published 1996

Development of collector well gardens

@inproceedings{Batchelor1996DevelopmentOC,
  title={Development of collector well gardens},
  author={Charles Batchelor and Chris Lovell and John Chilton and I. Mharapara},
  year={1996}
}
Communal areas of southern Zimbabwe illustrate the problems now facing people and the environment in many semi-arid parts of Africa. Prime constraints on sustainable development are the low and erratic rainfall and the limited availability of ground and surface water resources. Rainfed crop production provides the main source of staple foodstuffs. However, increasing population densities, all too frequent droughts and declining productivity of existing croplands have led to cultivation of more… CONTINUE READING

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