Sustainable Development in Africa & Satellites - page 55

Kufra oasis in south-eastern Libya. The hexagonal cultivation pattern, typical of this area, allows a better spatial distribution and prevents water loss.
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The Water master of an Algerian oasis presents its hallafa. From the position of this perforated copper plate in the clay, he determines the flow rate by blocking
more or less the passage of water to varying degrees.
© Pietro Laureano. For more information on oasis management, refer to ‘Planète Oasis’ printed by Pietro Laureano.
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