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The role of the Overseas Development Administration (UK), in funding the production of this Handbook through the Natural Resources Institute is gratefully acknowledged. Particular thanks are owed to David Jackson of the NRI Land and Water Development Section's Agronomy and Cropping Systems Research Programme and Stephen Walker of NRI. The ODA-NRI / SADCC Land and Water Management Development Project based in Botswana (1987-92), provided much of the field data and practical experience on water harvesting research that are presented herein. ELK International Ltd gave permission for the reproduction of figures 2.42 4.1, 4.11 and 4.13. The United States Department of Agriculture gave permission for reproduction of its material.

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