Water and sustainable development

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The theme for World Water Day 2015 was Water and Sustainable Development
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Sand dams recharge the aquifer over time, increasing the amount of water available.

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Sand dams provide water for drinking and growing food, and free up time for sustainable land management.

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A big advantage of sand dams is that, unlike conventional dams, they are less prone to failure. So you can be reasonably sure that the money that is invested in a sand dam, is money that is invested well for the long-term.

Chris Reij, Sustainable Land Management Specialist, Centre for International Cooperation

World Water Day 2015

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How we pioneer sand dams

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