1. 01-01-2019 Understanding deserts and drylands is essential, as arid landscapes cover >40% of the Earth and are home to two billion people. Today’s problematic environment–human interaction needs contemporary knowledge to address dryland complexity. Physical dimensions in arid zones—land systems, climate...
  2. For far too long, pastoralists in Africa have been viewed-mistakenly as living outside the mainstream of national development, pursuing a way of life that is in crisis and decline. The reality isvery different. Pastoralists manage complex webs of profitable cross-border trade and draw huge...
  3. 01-01-2003 This binder contains reference materials for green manure/cover crops, practices of agroforestry, salt, dryland farming, nutrition and ECHO help.
  4. 19-01-1995 In this book I have selected sixteen plants used by Indians that were considered to be among the most important and widespread in the arid Southwest. It is my hope that by learning how Indians used desert plants, we will begin to appreciate the botanical resources of the American Southwest.
  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. 01-01-1989 541 pages, illustrated Range Management Handbook III/1
  7. 01-01-1983 172 pages, tables G150
  8. 01-01-1974 Little known but promising technologies for the use and conservation of scarce water supplies in arid areas are the subject of this report. Not a technical handbook, it aims to draw the attention of agricultural and community officials and researchers to opportunities for development projects...
  9. 01-01-1977 Reforestation in Arid Lands is the third manual in a series of publication being prepared by the US Peace Corps and VITA, Volunteers in Technical Assistance. These publicaitons combine Peace Corps' practical field experience with VITA's technical expertise on subjects about which development...
  10. This booklet is concerned with hydrology (the branch of science concerned with the properties of the earth's water, and especially its movement in relation to land.) for agriculture in arid zones.