Amanzi for Food aims to help everyone involved in the growing of our food to implement different ways of harvesting, storing, and using rainwater to improve food production.
The people involved with Amanzi for Food include farmers, extension services, agricultural education and training institutions and agricultural NGOs and CBOs. They learn together and implement different ways of harvesting, storing, and using rainwater according to their needs, to improve food production. We refer to all these activities as ‘Rainwater Harvesting and Conservation’ (RWH&C).
The Water Research Commission has worked with many people over the years to gather information and develop materials on different methods of using rainwater for food production.
The Amanzi for Food project makes these materials available in user-friendly formats for use by everyone who is interested in growing food, or in teaching others about food production. The two main sets of materials are: