Sharing knowledge on the use and conservation of water for food production

WRC Resources Library

The materials on this page are free to download and use. See our Catch, Use and Store Water page for examples of where this information can be applied. The navigation tool below will aid access on specific information in the WRC materials.

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Resources from Amanzi for Food

Amanzi for Food Radio Handbook
Possible Options for Integration into College Curricula Paper

Resources from Water Harvesting and Conservation (WH&C)

WH&C Volume 1
WH&C Vol 2 Part 1
(pg 1 – 108)
WH&C Vol 2 Part 2
(pg 109 – 185)
WH&C Volume 2 Part 2
WH&C Volume 2 Part 3
WH&C Volume 2 Part 4

Agricultural Water Use in Homestead Gardening Systems (AWHGS)

Volume 2, Part 1: Chapter 1
Volume 2, Part 1: Chapter 2
Volume 2, Part 1: Chapter 3
Volume 2, part 2: Chapter 4
Volume 2, Part 2: Chapter 5
Volume 2, Part 3: Chapter 6
Volume 2, Part 3: Chapter 7
Final Report

AWHGS Handouts: English

AWHGS Handouts: seSotho

AWHGS Handouts: Zulu

Supplementary Materials

A Manual for Rural Freshwater Aquaculture (MRFA)
Production Guidelines for African Leafy Vegetables (PGALV)
Sustainable Techniques and Practices for Water Harvesting and Conservation and their Effective Application in Resource-poor Agricultural Production (STPWHC)
Sustainable Use of Greywater in Small-scale Agriculture and Gardens in South Africa (SUGSAG)
Guidelines on Best Management Practices for Rainwater Harvesting and Conservation for Cropland and Rangeland Productivity in Communal Semi-arid Areas of South Africa (GBMPRWH&C)
Improving Rural Livelihoods through Biogas Generation using Livestock Manure and Rainwater Harvesting- Volume 2 (IRLBG)

Learning Network Posters

English and isiXhosa
Gert Sibande
Ehlanzeni South
Ehlanzeni North