1. 2019-01-29 More than 4 million people in the West African Sahel are facing hardship following dry spells and increased food prices. In June, the FAO sent nearly $10 million in aid for drought-stricken farmers in the region, who depend upon rainfed agriculture. Recurring drought, increased populations, and...
  2. 2008-01-01 Grass pea (Lathyrus sativus) is a drought tolerant legume used as forage for livestock or as food for people (seeds are roasted, cooked into porridge or ground for use in bread). The plant thrives in poor soil, drought or flooding.
  3. 2009-04-01 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #1 Based on the experiences of CRWRC and its collaborating partnering organizations in East Africa, the introduction of grain and vegetable amaranths shows real potential for the highlands of Southeast Asia. Grain amaranth should be seen and managed as a high...
  4. 1968-01-01 This book tells how to create a beautiful (and easily and economically maintained) gardens using plants that require a minimum of water. Wherever you live, and whatever the size of your garden, here's the book that will help you maintain it more easily and economically. It will be invaluable for...
  5. 1981-01-01 This publication tells how to plan and maintain a garden that will survive a drought.
  6. Information about propagation and cultivation of native species can be hard to come by. Field guides can help you identify a plant, but they don't tell how to grow it. This guidebook tells how to identify, where to use and how to take care of 40 native trees, shrubs, groundcovers and vines. It...
  7. Gardening the Mediterranean Way provides us with the process, the tools, and the techniques for designing, planting, and establishing a garden responsive to the climate.