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close this bookSpecial Public Works Programmes - SPWP - Anti-Erosion Ditches - Training Element and Technical Guide for SPWP Workers, Booklet No. 1 (ILO - UNDP, 84 p.)
close this folder3. Different types of anti-erosion ditches
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View the document3.1 Silt catchment pits
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View the document3.3 Forest terracing
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3.2 Forest tiering

This kind of tiering is used on steep ground to allow plantations to be established.


The ditch, which is dug uphill from the retaining ridge, allows the water to be absorbed by the soil.