Innovation: Burkina Faso is at the forefront of micro-irrigation

May 20 2021


This agricultural method aims to bring water to the foot of the plant, which is usually drip-fed, through a surface or underground distribution network, avoiding evaporation as much as possible. It is labour-saving and, when coupled with ‘fertigation’ – the use of fertiliser soluble in irrigation water – optimises the use of local water resources […]



Source: Sub-Sahara Farmers Journal