Similar work has been done in two other watersheds, the Nariarlé watershed in Burkina Faso and the Jaldhaka watershed in West Bengal, India. The work in Mkindo watershed was done during November and December 2009 in cooperation with Soil Water Management Research Group of Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.

This report was developed under the Agricultural Water Solutions (AgWater Solutions http://awmsolutions.iwmi.org/iwmi.org/ ) project coordinated by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) in partnership with SEI, FAO, IFPRI, IDE and CH2MHill. We thank the local communities, experts and the Soil Water Management Research Group of Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro for facilitating and contributing to the development of this work. This work was funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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