Replacing traditional crops with new crop varieties that better fit for local conditions could help farmers adjust to the impacts of climate change.
Improved breeding programs and profitable value chains reduced poverty and food insecurity in remote regions of Central Asia.
The ELD Initiative makes progress on the economics of land degradation in Central Asia.
A participatory research allowed for the identification and promotion of new strategies for diversifying household incomes.
Using native varieties as source material for improved planting material, as well as training nursery managers, has proved to improve conditions for future fruit production.
Countries in Central Asian Countries are embracing cultivation of the indigo plant as a way to rehabilitate degraded lands and improve wellbeing and livelihoods of rural communities.
Recent book publication opens up new chapter for land improvement prospects in Central Asia.
Setting the scene for a robust agricultural research agenda to combat land degradation and climate change, whilst meeting food and nutrition security needs.