Images used in the Ribeira Seca, Cape Verde study site description.

Simulated landscape

Ribeira Seca catchment location

Ribeira Seca catchment location in Santiago island

Rainfed agriculture

Rainfed agriculture and green belt terraces

Irrigated land

Soil map of Ribeira Seca catchment

Rainfall and temperature

Bioclimatic zones in Ribeira Seca catchment

Land use in Ribeira Seca watershed

Green belt of Aloe vera #1

Green belt of Aloe vera #2

Green belt of Leucaena leucocephala

Green belt of Furcraea gigantean

Contour stone walls


Gabion check dams

Masonry check dam

Check dam with dry stone


Contour furrow ridges


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