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Rainwater harvesting: a lifeline for human well-being

This report examines the role of rainwater harvesting in promoting human well-being and environmental health. The authors argue that rainwater harvesting improves groundwater supplies, livelihoods and economies. They present case studies including floriculture in Kenya, farmer benefits in Mauritania and rainfed agriculture in India. The report suggests improving land rights, providing subsidies and encouraging capacity building.

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