1. 01-01-2016 More than 200 million people living in dryland regions of Sub-Saharan Africa make their living from agriculture. Most are exposed to weather shocks, especially drought, that can decimate their incomes, destroy their assets, and plunge them into a poverty trap from which it is difficult to emerge....
  2. 01-01-2021 Dry land plays an important role in India's food security. Sixty eight per cent of the cultivated area in Indian agriculture comes under dry land, which contributes about 44 per cent of the total food production. Dry land horticulture not only provides higher income to the farmers, but also...
  3. 03-01-1990 Peruvian peasants are proud to share their knowledge Experimentation by Thai farmers raises their self-confidence You cannot fix indigenous knowlege Traditional Indian agriculture Andean agriculture Culturally significant pest control Working with local knowlege in range and livestock...
  4. 19-12-1995 Coping with change in dryland savannah Sustainable agriculture in different environments Food security Watershed development in India through peoples participation Nutriend dynamics and agricultural intensification - Nigeria Legumes for sustainable food production Legumes Farmers in Argentina...
  5. 01-01-2006 In this paper, the author explores threats in a case study of the farming system of the Deccan Plateau in South India. She looks in particular at women's roles in agriculture and especially the important part woment play in saving and reproducing seeds. Gatekeeper Series, 126 24 pages
  6. 01-01-2013 This is the 2013, 2014 annual report for the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. 55 pages, photos
  7. 16-12-2021 It is estimated that drylands occupy 40% of the earth’s surface.Drylands are regions where the average annual precipitation is less than 65% of the average annual potential evapotranspiration (an Aridity Index of < 0.65). The FAO Aridity Index is defined as a 30 year average of annual...
  8. These issue papers provide a forum for practitioners and policy makers to share ideas and experiences on the wide range of development issues that affect people living in dryland areas.
  9. This publication follows scientists reconstructing twoancient farms in the Negev desert. Theknowledge they gained from this reconstruction was then used to construct a new experimental farm. The main purpose of this farm was to use the scientific results for the development of practical methods...
  10. This monograph is intended to set forth the principles and the best practices currently known of dryland agriculture in North America. It represents a distillation of the knowledge of the leading authorities in the field from the federal governments, universities, and private industry....