How 'potholes' are helping Zimbabwean farmers save precious water

Vania Nyathi, 60, prepares land using the "pfumvudza" farming method in the village of Gwangazile, Zimbabwe, October 16, 2020. Thomson Reuters Foundation/Lungelo Ndhlovu

Zimbabwe’s government is trying to get farmers to revive the ‘potholing’ technique. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Lungelo Ndhlovu

Lungelo Ndhlovu
Freelance Journalist and Contributor, Thomson Reuters Foundation
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