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Windmill go!

Second generation windmill at Mziza Demo Garden. We installed the windmill last week, letting it run over the weekend to check for any kinks. We hooked on the pumping rod today and a makeshift pump to see if we could get water into the tank. We did get water all the way to the tank, […]

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In View

An irrigation chain: approx. 2,000 maize plants, 500 bean plants The demo garden pumps: A view of most of the demo: Water flow at the demo: (onions at 2 months) Flow at the corner: Watering onions, with mulch: Onion nursery near the demo, belongs to one of the Mziza club members:

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Katsumwa Irrigation: Up and Running

Irrigation is underway at Katsumwa Village, Lilongwe. There are five irrigation farmers using this system and 15 additional farmers participating in the training course, to eventually start their own irrigated gardens. Up to three acres of irrigable land sits within range of the water tank. For a start the farmers have cultivated about half and […]

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