Affordable Technology is Crucial for Smallholders to Address Climate Change | IDN-InDepthNews

By Friday Phiri | IDN-InDepthNews Analysis



PEMBA, Southern Zambia (IDN) - Using a simple but viable 400 dollar irrigation technology derived from an unconventionally modified motorised machine powered by a 12 volt solar panel, Hosea Mwaana, a small-scale farmer of Sibbuyu Village in Pemba district, waters over one hectare of land.

I was introduced to this by a colleague about two years ago and since then I have been looking for ways to multiply the technology for the sake of other farmers, says Hosea Mwaana, beaming with pride of this unconventional technology he