conserving water in dry areas

Water conservation contributes to Sustainable farming by permitting water to be used efficiently, increasing in higher agricultural production throughout the year and improved resilience to drought, creating greater farmers’ livelihoods and food security.

water can be preserved by the adoption of modern ways of irrigation. Irrigation consumes double the amount of water in comparison to all other uses. Sprinkler and drip irrigation methods save 50 per cent of water.

Good soil management is a very good way to conserving water, farmers can manipulate the nature of the soil. Organic farming that eliminates the use of chemicals is another way for farmers to conserve water.