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In Matangai, Rumbek, they relied heavily on rainfall and distant boreholes to irrigate their land. With most of the men gone, the women must both provide and care for their families alone, the long daily trips for water was leaving time for little else.
Cultivating on arid land
The first impression one gets from Mbatakapidu Village, Sub-dist