• Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands
  • Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands
  • Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands
  • Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands
  • Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands

A global initiative, giving future to drylands.

Today 70% of the victims of serious and permanent undernourishment – an estimated 600 million people – live in semi-arid and arid ecosystems or “drylands”. Examples of drylands are deserts, grasslands and savannahs, which currently cover 41% of the global land area. Natural resources, cultivation and livestock-rearing remain centrally important to the economies and livelihoods of the majority of people who live in drylands.

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Latest drynet news:
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23.11.2015

Outcomes from Desertif’actions 2015

Desertif’actions, an international civil society forum dedicated to addressing issues of land degradation and desertification, was hosted in Montpellier, France between 10 and 13 June…

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19.11.2015

Drynet Side Event Presentations

At UNCCD COP 12 in October 2015 Drynet hosted a side event entitled Climate Change Adaptation in Drylands: Actions from the Drynet, The side event…

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Latest drynet initiatives:
GRETMadagascar 15.10.2015

La culture d’igname et la gestion durable des sols – Madagascar Cas du Menabe Central

Category: soil and water conservation – En 2002, avec le concours du Projet igname de la Faculté des sciences du l’Université d’Antananarivo sous le financement du FADES, un inventaire des espèces d’igname à été fait dans la région. Des essais de culture ont été fait à partir de l’année 2004 dans différentes localités dont les caractéristiques… 

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