How irrigation can help nations achieve food security
About 90 per cent of agriculture in Nile Basin countries depends on rain, making it prone to drought, according to experts. Yet, experts in water and environment engineering say that there are technologies which should be used to harness water available in the Basin to tackle drought effects on agriculture so as to ensure food security.
Raingun irrigation technology being used to water vegetables on a farm in Huye District. / E. Ntirenganya