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Impacts of rainwater harvesting

Orodi J. Odhiambo

Impacts of rainwater harvesting

a case study of rainwater harvesting for domestic, livestock, environmental, and agricultural use in Kusa

by Orodi J. Odhiambo

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Published by SearNet Secretariat, Global Water Partnership Associated Programme of RELMA-in-ICRAF, World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

  • Water harvesting -- Kenya -- Kusa,
  • Water-supply -- Kenya -- Kusa

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 40).

    Statement[Orodi J. Odhiambo, Alex R. Oduor & Maimbo M. Malesu].
    SeriesTechnical report -- no. 30, Technical report (Sweden. Regional Land Management Unit) -- no. 30.
    ContributionsOduor, Alex R., Malesu, Maimbo M.
    LC ClassificationsTD418 .O34 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16272457M
    ISBN 109290591803
    LC Control Number2006306317

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