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National Irrigation Acceleration Platform (NIAP)

Evaluation of technical performance of the Rota sprayer irrigation system in Kenya

Under the supervision of JKUAT’s, Prof. Mati, Chairman, Soil Water and Environmental Engineering Department, Dr. (Eng.) James Messo, Prof. Patrick Home and Dr. Jackline. Ndiiri both of Soil Water and Environmental Engineering Department and Dr. Abraham M. Haile of SNV-Netherlands. Sara a JKUAT’s masters’ students are involved in The Rota Sprayer project

Sara project aims to assess a new type of sprinkler that sprays water in a larger area compared to the conventional sprinklers is being implemented in Kaguru and Meru Central. The innovation has proven popular with Small and Medium-sized Entrepreneurial (SME) farmers. read more