Restoring degraded land - it's all in the method

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Florence Nzilani Musau explains how terraces are making a difference to their environment.

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Florence is the Chairlady of the Nyeki Ndune self-help group.
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The previously degraded land of the Nyeki Ndune self-help group has been transformed into fertile farmland.

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Since building sand dams and terracing their land, the self-help group's crop yields have much improved.

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Terraces have had a big impact in our farms... Digging the three by two feet terraces lasts for a long time, and after raining they capture water and one is assured of high yields in all crop varieties.

Florence Nzilani Musau, chairlady of the Nyeki Ndune self-help group


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