Impacts of infiltration trenches on water and soils: What do we know?

In many parts of the world, water and soil conservation technologies – such as terraces, living fences, gully control, infiltration ditches, slow-forming terraces, reforestation – have been implemented.

In this context, it is important to evaluate past and current experiences to better understand how interventions in natural infrastructure can contribute to increase water security and improve the living conditions and productive activities of communities.

Locatelli B., Homberger JM, Ochoa-Tocachi BF, Bonnesoeur V., Román F., Drenkhan F., Buytaert W., 2020. Impactos de las zanjas de infiltración en el Agua y los Suelos de los Andes: ¿Qué sabemos? Resumen de políticas.