Solar solutions

September 07, 2016
Alanna Mitchell, Canadian Geographic
Technicians and farmers watch a solar-powered pump in Pakistan

HI-AWARE /Conseil de recherche en agriculture du Pakistan

It's known as the water tower of Asia, and it's drying up. Pakistani farmers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region are using solar-powered water pumps to combat the effects of climate change.​ 

This article is part of an ongoing series of stories about innovative projects in the developing world, a partnership between IDRC and Canadian Geographic.

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