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  1. 5.12Spate Irrigated QatHarar Region, Ethiopia

  2. Qat = • Stimulant and drug • Leaves are being chewed • Traditionally used in Harar Region – as well as in Somalia and Yemen • High value and increasing market domestically and internationally

  3. In Harar Region • Qat is grown as a rain-fed crop • With a single harvest a year • But also grown with supplementary irrigation • In case of spate-irrigated qat: harvests can go up to 4/yr

  4. Water management is important USING BASINS IN EARLY STAGES

  5. Water management is important USING RIDGES IN LATER STAGES

  6. Water management is important MANUAL DEFOLIATING IN DRY SEASON – TO REDUCE EVAPORATION

  7. Water management is important THINNER STEM INTRODUCING MORE DROUGHT RESISTANT VARIETIES – WITH BETTER QUALITY TOO!