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Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) Project
Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) Project Adaptive Strategies for Sustainable Livelihoods in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) Project Under existing conditions (of externally driven development policies, ... It was agreed that initially, the initiative would focus on agropastoralists in arid and semi-arid areas with the view of using the lessons learned from this experience ...
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WELL - Resource Centre Network for Water, Sanitation and Environmental Health
Rainwater harvesting (RWH) is now back after having been ignored for decades. For arid and semi-arid regions, domestic rainwater harvesting has a proven track-record of providing water next to ... supply technologies, particularly in rural areas. It is of particular importance and relevance for arid and semi-arid lands, small coral and volcanic islands, and remote and scattered human settlements. The ...
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Bright Edges of the World
Bright Edges of the World Welcome to an electronic exhibit about the world's drylands. Drylands include arid, semi-arid, and dry sub-humid areas all over the world. The aim of this exhibit is to show the importance these environments have in the lives of people everywhere, and the threats they face. Please choose a section of the exhibit below.
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Arid and semi-arid lands: Characteristics and importance
Combat Desertification UNRISD: Reforming Land Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa Arid and semi-arid lands: Characteristics and importance Arid and semi-arid or subhumid zones are characterized by low erratic rainfall ... the semi-arid areas agricultural harvests are likely to be irregular, although grazing is satisfactory (Goodin & Northington, 1985). In Africa north of the equator, arid and semi-arid zones ...
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Direct seeding - the natural solution for revegetating arid lands
Eden Direct seeding - the natural solution for revegetating arid lands Articles Written: April 1996 For reference: Eden Foundation, Sweden ... disease. Appropriate means for revegetating arid lands Perennials provide a permanent vegetative cover in arid lands and annuals can be ... ). These are species that grow naturally in the semi-arid and arid areas of Africa. The improvement in fertility is due ...
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Faidherbia albida: Direct seeding experiments in an arid environment
Friends of Eden Faidherbia albida: Direct seeding experiments in an arid environment Articles Written: April 1991 For reference: Eden Foundation, Sweden (1991:1) Summary: In ... at the workshop on Faidherbia albida (Acacia albida) entitled "Faidherbia albida in the West African semi-arid tropics", held in Niamey, Niger, between the 22nd and 26th of April 1991. There were ...
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Refugia for Biological Diversity in Arid and Semi-Arid Australia: Contents
Arid and Semi-Arid Australia: Contents Skip navigation links About us | Contact us | Publications | What's new Publications You are here: Environment home > Biodiversity > Publications Refugia for Biological Diversity in Arid and Semi-arid ... .1. Definitions - What is a Refuge? 3.2. Definitions - What are the Arid and Semi-arid Zones? 3.3. A Literature Survey to identify Foci of Biological Diversity ...
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Directory of arid lands research institutions 1995
GIS database for the semi-arid Karoo Region Status Ongoing Findings Research results indicate a negative relationship between ... including desertification; conservation biology, including that in arid lands; plant systematics, including arid Southern Africa; horticulture, including plants from arid lands Research program Locations Karoo Region ...
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Directory of arid lands research institutions 1995
DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY Nedlands Western Australia 6009, AUSTRALIA Arabian Gulf University DESERT AND ARID ZONES SCIENCES PROGRAMME PO Box 26671 Manama, BAHRAIN INSTITUT SUPERIEUR D'ETUDES ET ... Forest Department DIVISION OF FOREST RESEARCH PO Box 22099 Kitwe, ZAMBIA International organizations SEMI-ARID FOOD GRAIN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (SAFGRAD) PROJECT BP 1783 Ouagadougou, BURKINA FASO CENTRE ...
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WATER CONSERVATION TECHNIQUES ON SMALL PLOTS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS TO ENHANCE RAINFALL USE EFFICIENCY, FOOD SECURITY, AND SUSTAINABLE CROP PRODUCTION
TECHNIQUES ON SMALL PLOTS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS TO ENHANCE RAINFALL USE EFFICIENCY, FOOD SECURITY, AND SUSTAINABLE CROP PRODUCTION WATER CONSERVATION TECHNIQUES ON SMALL PLOTS IN SEMI-ARID AREAS TO ENHANCE RAINFALL ... maize, sunflower and dry beans. An empirical stress model termed "Crop Yield Prediction for Semi-Arid Areas" (CYP-SA) was developed to enable long-term yield predictions to be made. ...
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