This report summarizes the work of the SIANI Expert Group on African Biochar. It presents the completed activities during the period of Expert Group funding and gives an outlook of additional activities yet to come.
Submitted by Ekaterina Bessonova on 14 November, 2013 - 12:41
Jafet Anderson used SWAT modeling, Soil and Water Assesment Tool, to show how water and nutrient interventions might impact crop yields in South Africa and the Tukela River basin. The primary technologies were, a) in situ water harvesting, b) external water harvesting, and c) human urine fertilization (Ecosan), including scenarios with d) full irrigation and e) full fertilization.