Arid Lands Newsletter

May-June 2005,
Issue No. 57
Jordanian farmers at the Wadi Musa Wastewater Re-use Project's demonstration farm harvesting their first crops in 2003 ISSN: 1092-5481

Water efficiency II: Rural areas and agriculture

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Katherine Waser, Editor
Office of Arid Lands Studies (OALS)

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Editor's note:
Adapting to the realities of rural water use

Drought planning and rainwater harvesting for arid-zone pastoralists: the Turkana, the Maasai, and the Negev Bedouin
by Hendrik Bruins, Joshua J. Akong'a, Marcel M.E.M. Rutten and Gideon M. Kressel

Making the most of a scarce resource: Solar disinfection of drinking water in the arid zone of western Rajasthan
by Rob Reed, Isaac Bright Singh, Shibu Mani, Ranjit Kanjur, Neil Simon and Surekha Mol

What is the future for ancient water tunnels in the Middle East?
by Joshka Wessels

Political effluent: Implementing wastewater re-use in Wadi Musa, Jordan
by Erin Addison

Briefly noted:
Selected resources of interest

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In the next issue of the Arid Lands Newsletter (No. 58, Winter 2005), the focus turns to soil management techniques for drylands. Topics of interest include, but are by no means limited to:

Proposals for papers, comments, suggestions for possible authors, suggestions for resources (web, paper, CD-ROM etc.) to be included, etc. in either of these issues, are welcome. Please send your suggestions to Katherine Waser, Editor, Arid Lands Newsletter.

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