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Title:Water and power supplies for small-scale irrigation in Mashonaland East
Author:Stephens, T.F.
Book title:African regional symposium on small holder irrigation: 5-7 September 1984, University of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Geographic term:Zimbabwe
Subjects:small farms
Abstract:A general review of the situation in Mashonaland East Province of Zimbabwe with psecial emphasis on the social and physical factors affecting small-scale irrigation development is geven. This is followed by a discussion of the main aspects and problems currently being experienced in the location and use of water supplies in small-scale and communal lands. A brief but general appraisal of the factors to be considered in choosing a power supply for small-scale irrigation is given and includes mention of electricity, diesel and petrol, wind and sun as means of driving pumps.