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Simple Water Harvesting Technologies Can Improve Food Security

Food Security
Long distances in search of water
Water harvesting technology
Harvest time
Winnowing the harvest
winnowing the harvest
Cooking sorghum flour

Turkana county in northwestern Kenya is an arid region. Due to the harsh climate, the people there have for many years relied on WFP and other agencies for food relief. They are now, with the help of WFP, working to improve their own food security by learning simple water harvesting techniques. They use the water for their livestock and for growing crops.