Pictures From Ngare Ndare Dryland Restoration Project. 
Taken August 2002 about 4 months after planting. 
(Thanks Michael)

There has been no rainfall since April.

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From the air the swales are now visible as thin green lines against the dry background.

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Pigeon pea is now beginning to flower and acting as a nurse crop for trees in swales.

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Acacia seedling from a planted seed and native castor oil plant (red flowers in central picture) also broadcast from seed in April are thriving on swale floors..

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