Irrigation in North Africa

Traditional Palme irrigation sysetm (c) F. Molle

Traditional Palme irrigation sysetm (c) F. Molle

Agriculture in North Africa is dominated by both traditional irrigation systems (based on springs, river diversions or qanats) and large-scale public irrigation schemes, which serve family farms and larger areas run by investors. But, did you know that the new key-feature of the region is the surge of individual deep wells?   To know more about the research in North Africa by the International Water Management Institute, click here.