Maksegnit focus group discussion

women's group

map

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strategy

Practice chosen
Location
Status in the watershed
Intervention
Improved livestock breeds

Not adopted
Lack of funds
Motor pump
Around river and sources
Adopted but not by all
Lack of funds
Hillside terraces
Midslope
Adopted but not always properly

Pond
Lowslope
Adopted by not by all who wish
Lack of knowledge and funds
Improved nutrient input
Everywhere
Not adopted
Lack of awareness, lack of labor lack of money and credit (inorganic fertilizer)
Bunds
Midslope
Adopted

Spate irrigation
Near to seasonal rivers
Adopted

Afforestation
Hills
Not adopted

Home garden
Around settlements
Adopted by not by all who wish
Lack of access to water during the dry season
Water tanker
Around settlement
Adopted by not by all who wish

Hand dug wells
Around settlements
Adopted by not by all who wish

Beehives
Around home gardens
Adpted but not sufficiently
Lack of flowering trees, needs to be combined with home garden.

men's group

map

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strategy

Practice chosen
Location
Status in the watershed
Intervention
Stone terraces
Mountain/hillside
Adopted
Campaign 2004
Area closure
Degraded land
Adopted in some area but should be more in the uppland

Diversion
Outlet
adopted

Motor pump
Around rivers
Adopted but difficult to maintain
Access to good quality pump
Compost
Crop land
Adopted

Improved livestock breeds

Adopted for cows
Access to improved goat and sheep breeds
Multipurpose trees
Cropland
Adopted

Eucalyptus woodlot
Cropland
Adopted

Hand dug wells

Adopted but not suitable where stone bed is too near to the surface

Water harvesting ponds
Midland
Adopted
ICARDA program
Large scale irrigation scheme
Lowland
Not adopted
Lack of funds
Gully rehabilitation
Degraded land
Not adopted (in concrete)
Lack of funds
Apiculture
Crop land
Not adopted
Lack of trees, lack of tree nursery
Orchard (lowland fruits)
Crop land
Not sufficiently adopted
Lack of seedlings
Small poultry farming
Crop land
Not adopted
Lack of efficient disease management, medications
Mill services

Not adopted
Access to electricity