1. Session: The presentation will highlight the successes, challenges, and best practices to mobilize community buy-in in the adoption of FMNR and rainwater harvesting. Speaker: Njamasi Chiwanga works as the Director of Programs at LEAD Foundation - a local NGO based in Dodoma, Central Tanzania....
  2. This report gives details of 4 experiments, the results obtained and based on these, the recommendations made regarding feeding and working strategies. The four experiments were investigating the energy costs of walking on soils of different consistencies and the efficiencies of doing work,...
  3. Access Agriculture Training Video Stone lines or stone bunds can slow down runoff, increase water infiltration and form the basis for improved production in semi-arid areas. By using the contours of low slopes water harvesting is improved and crops are possible in low rainfall years. Available...
  4. 01-01-2013 This is the 2013, 2014 annual report for the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. 55 pages, photos
  5. In Soil and Water Conservation in Semi-Arid Kenya, the performance of soil and water conservation measures in rainfed cropping in the drier parts of Kenya is investigated, and the results of technical and economic analysis shown. Particular emphasis is given to the yield benefits and economic...
  6. 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...
  7. This animation talks about deep tillage and smarter manure use.
  8. 19-08-1998 The seed of some fifty Australian dry-zone acacia species are a traditional food of Australian Aboriginal people. In Australia they have not been domesticated and until recently have had a low status as “outback bush plants.”
  9. 19-11-1997 One of the immediate problems directly affecting agricultural output and quality of life in Niger is the severe deforestation which has occurred, particularly since the 1960’s. Simply planting more trees does not solve the problems. Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration is a practice that protects...
  10. 19-05-1998 A conversation concerning the difficulty of obtaining mulch in semi-arid areas.