Global drylands with country boundaries | Land Portal

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Date of publication: 
décembre 2018
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handle:10568/99176
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This map shows global aridity classes mapped against country boundaries providing approximate areas of drylands per country. Aridity zones were derived from an Aridity Index (AI) which is calculated as the ratio of precipition to potential evapotranspiration. Zones included in this dataset are: hyperarid, arid, semiarid, and dry subhumid.These are in accordance with the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) definition of Drylands and prevously mapped by UNEP-WCMC 2007. Country boundaries were taken from ESRI 2016.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Getahun, Yasin
Flintan, Fiona E.

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Vision, mission and strategy

ILRI's strategy 2013-2022 was approved in December 2012. It emerged from a wide processof consultation and engagement.

ILRI envisions... a world where all people have access to enough food and livelihood options to fulfil their potential.

ILRI’s mission is... to improve food and nutritional security and to reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock—ensuring better lives through livestock.

ILRI’s three strategic objectives are:

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Vision, mission and strategy

ILRI's strategy 2013-2022 was approved in December 2012. It emerged from a wide processof consultation and engagement.

ILRI envisions... a world where all people have access to enough food and livelihood options to fulfil their potential.

ILRI’s mission is... to improve food and nutritional security and to reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock—ensuring better lives through livestock.

ILRI’s three strategic objectives are:

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CGIAR (CGIAR)

CGIAR is the only worldwide partnership addressing agricultural research for development, whose work contributes to the global effort to tackle poverty, hunger and major nutrition imbalances, and environmental degradation.

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