Indigenous Farmers Harvest Water with Small Dams in Peru’s Andes Highlands

A communally built small dam at almost 3,500 meters above sea level supplies water to small-scale farmer Cristina Azpur and her two young daughters in Peru’s Andes highlands, where they face water shortages exacerbated by climate change. “We built the walls of the reservoir with stone and earth and planted ‘queñua’ trees last year in … Continue reading Indigenous Farmers Harvest Water with Small Dams in Peru’s Andes Highlands