1. 19-12-1988 Farming systems experiences Enhancing dryland agriculture Reduction of risk by diversity Bitter cassava as a drought resistant crop Composting Water harvesting for plant production Moisture conservation Tree planting for soil conservation Tuna plant
  2. 19-08-1986 Water harvesting Indigenous knowledge Dryland management - take a fresh look at local traditions Water and soil conservation by farmers in Burkina Faso Runoff farming in Tunisia Water harvesting in Kenya Water harvesting techniques Herders associations - Niger
  3. 20-07-2000 Grassroots innovations for survival Farmer Innovation in the South Pacific Forging partnerships with innovative farmers in Tanzania Sowing maize in pits Chains of innovation by farmers in Cameroon Devil's tie bedevils water: am Irob innovation How communities assess local innovators Gafsa...
  4. 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....
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 19-12-1995 Coping with change in dryland savannah Sustainable agriculture in different environments Food security Watershed development in India through peoples participation Nutrientdynamics and agricultural intensification - Nigeria Legumes for sustainable food production Legumes Farmers in Argentina...
  8. 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
  9. 01-01-2013 This is the 2013, 2014 annual report for the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics. 55 pages, photos
  10. 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...