Assessing the case for implementing and enforcing a law to ban crop residue burning in Dedoplistskaro District, Georgia.
New study documents the multifaceted impact of best practices to combat land degradation in drylands.
Statement by Dr. Richard Thomas: "Water scarcity is a constant problem for dryland countries and a growing one globally in the face of increasing population and food demand, climate change, rising temperatures and frequent droughts, land degradation and desertification."
Our researchers and local partners are working to close the gender gap in barley farming in order to empower women and boost production and incomes in Ethiopia.
Having joined their Village Development Committee, women in Rajasthan can take part in critical decisions that affect their family and local community in dealing with lack of water.
Mani and other women have established self-help groups in her village in the drylands of Rajasthan to share information, knowledge and resources on improved water management practices and cultivation of better and varied crops for greater nutrition, food and water security.
Explore Women and Gender in Drylands, a multimedia story discussing gender issues and highlighting examples of successful gender-responsive research interventions in rural drylands of the developing world.
Statement by Dr. Richard Thomas: "Today we celebrate the International Women’s Day 2016 by shining the spotlight on the incredible contributions of women and girls in rural drylands."
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