Improved breeding programs and profitable value chains reduced poverty and food insecurity in remote regions of Central Asia.
Scientific evidence from the CGIAR Research program on Dryland Systems shaped the thinking and recommendations on land degradation and desertification.
In Zimbabwe scientists introduced conservation agriculture as well as improved fodder production practices to sustainably increase the productivity of integrated crop-livestock systems.
A participatory research allowed for the identification and promotion of new strategies for diversifying household incomes.
A new innovative insurance product shows promise in strengthening the resilience of farmers against drought-induced damages in Africa.
Mapping current land uses supports sustainable pastoral systems in Ethiopia and Tanzania.
Community-led rehabilitation efforts have proved successful in reversing degradation and improving biomass yields in India.