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Conference Papers & Reports
November 2017
Tunisia
Northern Africa

Many efforts have been invested in the Dry Areas to combat land degradation and desertification. Different strategies and approaches for conserving soil and water and restoring degraded lands have been developed by local, national and international agents to synergise efforts towards land degradation neutrality achievement.

Reports & Research
October 2017
Afghanistan
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Eastern Africa
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Eastern Asia
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This document presents the Strategic Plan of the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas for the period from 2017 to 2026. ICARDA’s mission is to enhance food, water, and nutritional security and environmental health in the face of global challenges, including climate change.

Institutional & promotional materials
October 2017
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

Non-tropical dry areas cover over 40% of the world’s land surface with a growing population of more than 2.5 billion people. These people grow 44% of the world’s food and keep half of the world’s livestock, yet one in six live in chronic poverty.

Conference Papers & Reports
October 2017
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

To help break the cycle of poverty, improve food and nutritional security, halt or reverse the alarming process of resource degradation in the dry areas, and help communities adapt to the impacts of climate variability and change, ICARDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2026 outlines our research and organizational approach for action to achieve our vision of thriving and resilient communities in the dry

Reports & Research
October 2017
Tunisia
Northern Africa

Even if preliminary results have shown that a protection period of 3 years is not sufficient for disappeared species to appear nor for succession to reach a next stage, mainly in the degraded Stipa tenacissima community, the reintroduction of the rest “gdal” practice seems to be beneficial and a suitable tool to manage sustainably the arid rangelands under changing climate.