Groundwater helping rural communities cope with drought in Nile Basin
Ground water is more available for rural communities to use compared to restricted flows of rivers which are restricted to channels. This was said by Seifu Kebede, a hydrogeologist at the School of Earth Sciences, at Addis Ababa University.
Groundwater used for irrigating crops for Munyeshuri is pumped from some 60 meters under the ground in Nyagatare District, Eastern Province, Rwanda. / Emmanuel Ntirenganya