Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

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Date of publication: 
January 2016
ISBN / Resource ID: 
oai:openknowledge.worldbank.org:10986/23576
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CC BY 3.0 IGO

Drylands make up about 43 percent of the region’s land surface, account for about 75 percent of the area used for agriculture, and are home to about 50 percent of the population, including many poor. Involving complex interactions among many factors, vulnerability in drylands is rising, jeopardizing the livelihood for of millions.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 
Cervigni, Raffaello Morris, Michael
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L’AFD (French Development Agency) finance et accompagne des projets et programmes de développement qui soutiennent une croissance économique plus durable et partagée, améliorent les conditions de vie des plus pauvres, contribuent à la préservation de la planète et aident à stabiliser les pays fragiles ou en sortie de crise.

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The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development.

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