CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems

Delivering Systems Solutions for Drylands

Systems approach

An integrated approach to improving food security

Research focus

Strengthening resilience in marginal areas; intensifying production in high-potential areas

Drylands

The challenges facing food production in the Drylands

Impacts

The innovations improving livelihoods in Dryland communities

Knowledge
& innovation

A new initiative in sub-Saharan Africa is reversing Africa’s rising dependence on imported wheat

Geospatial Science, Technology, and Applications for integrated agro-ecosystems research

News and Blogs

December 24, 2016
Name: Jutta Werner Profession: Scientist & Mom of two children  
December 19, 2016
A novel public-private partnership leads thinking and development for food, nutrition, and environmental security...
December 19, 2016
ICARDA and partners utilize youth study results and systems thinking from CGIAR Research Program on Dryland...

Synthesis of evidence presented at the International Conference on Food Security in Dry Lands. 

Published April 29, 2013

A report summarizing the main concepts and approaches of Dryland Systems. 

Published May 16, 2013

How does Dryland Systems include the ‘capacity to innovate’ in its theory of change?

Published October 14, 2014
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