Water Harvesting: Guidelines to Good Practice

Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) and Institute of Geography, University of Bern; Rainwater Harvesting Implementation Network (RAIN), Amsterdam; MetaMeta, Wageningen; The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Rome
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This document calls for a scaling up of good practices of water harvesting. It supports the call by sharing proven good practices in water harvesting from all over the world. These good practices can be adapted and used to design a strategy which fits specific local needs.  This is needed to increase the resilience of poor communities.

Part 1 of the document focuses on the definition of water harvesting. Part 2 focuses on the application of water harvesting methods and discusses various casestudies.