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October 19, 2015
Productivity and profitability of meat and milk production from small ruminants are geared by reproductive performance. Females that fail to reproduce are only negatively impacting the environment.
October 01, 2015
The UN General Assembly must consider the Value of Land if the world is to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.  
September 17, 2015
New report provides a comprehensive inventory of soil and water conservation research and studies in Tunisia.
September 15, 2015
A new report by the Economics of Land Degradation estimates the value of ecosystem services worldwide lost due to land degradation at a staggering US $6.3 trillion to $10.6 trillion annually. 
July 14, 2015
In 2014, Dryland Systems helped shape thinking and practice on agricultural livelihood systems to drive and deliver innovative interventions with real development impact in rural dryland communities of the developing world.
July 07, 2015
Tunisia’s policy makers are listening to scientists and local stakeholders to define a shared vision and roadmap for managing common rangelands in the country’s driest areas.
July 05, 2015
Banishing old superstitions, farmers in Pakistan are now embracing the cactus pear as a multipurpose income-generating crop to reduce risks associated with climate change.
June 29, 2015
Given its complex structure and extensive geographical spread, Dryland System has issues an new document explaining the program's Governance and Management Structure and processes developed in accordance with wider CGIAR...