Start of scaling up groundwater development

In the seventies, methods were in an early stage.
Keywords were: Donor driven, simple technology and monitoring and reporting on paper.
These tools and avaialble technology where the basis for scaling up groundwater development especially for irrigated agriculture.

- Geology
- Use of Aerial photographs

- Focus on shallow wells (up to ten meters), dug wells and springs 

- upscaling of groundwater development for irrigated agriculture  

- Localized management solutions versus central organized (no policy donor in control)
- Local conflict resolution

- Manual data collection on paper (books)