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2010-01-04 15:53:24

Solar-powered drip irrigation systems significantly enhance household incomes and nutritional intake of villagers in arid sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new Stanford University study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The two-year study found that solar-powered pumps installed in remote villages in the West African nation of Benin were a cost-effective way of delivering much-needed irrigation water, particularly during the long dry season. The results...

2009-06-22 06:49:00

JOHANNESBURG, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- NOV Mono(R), a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of pumping systems, and Water For All, a non-governmental organisation that provides access to clean drinking water to schools and communities across Africa, have partnered to provide green solutions to the world water crisis. In a rare collaboration between a global company and an African NGO, Mono and Water For All worked together to develop the new "Fun Pump", a unique water system...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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