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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    March, 2015
    Iraq, Western Asia

    This final report synthesizes the results of the Iraq Salinity Project, a research partnership between five Iraqi ministries and national agencies and an international team of researchers, led by ICARDA, specializing in land and water management, crop improvement and plant breeding, geoinformatics, and socioeconomics.

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2013
    Tunisia, Northern Africa

    This summary describes the work of the LADA (Land Degradation and Assessment in Dry Areas) project that identifies and describes geographical areas suffering from land degradation in the governorates of Tunisia. Through a comparative study of these areas, it identifies the failures and successes in national efforts to combat land degradation and, therefore, build local community capacity to resist climate change. It is intended for policymakers, donors and other partners and supporters.

  3. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2018
    Tunisia, Northern Africa

    In response to the severe economic, social, and environmental costs of degradation across Tunisia’s rangelands, the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) has worked with the General Directorate of Forestry (Direction Générale des Forêts, DGF) to draw up a new pastoral code. This code could facilitate a more sustainable governance regime that also delivers for pastoral communities. Inclusive and practical, the code also offers a framework for other countries experiencing degradation in rangeland areas.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    Morocco, Northern Africa

    This publication reviews the historical and current literature on land degradation in Morocco and
    presents the results of a case study in the western part of the country. It is intended as a reflection on
    the baseline causes for land degradation, so contributing to the development of enabling agricultural
    policies and the associated institutional dynamics that are needed to overcome degradation problems.
    This report identifies crucial policy inconsistencies and dysfunctions that were, so far, ineffective in

  5. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    March, 2011
    Jordan, Western Asia

    The shortage of water in arid zones represents the most serious obstacle to poverty reduction because it limits the extent to which poor producers of crops and livestock can take advantage of opportunities arising from emerging markets, trade, and globalization. Water shortage in arid zones limits the variety and quantity of crop and livestock products a smallholder can produce, thus narrowing their range of options.

  6. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    May, 2019
    Northern Africa, Tunisia

    Tunisia, like many other countries, suffers from land degradation. Conservation agriculture is among the proper solutions to overcome this issue. The objective of our investigation is to determine the factors that influence the adoption of CA in Siliana, one of Tunisia’s most affected regions by erosion. A field survey was conducted to collect adoption data used for descriptive analysis, and for the estimation of a choice model (Logit).

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Afghanistan, Algeria, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iran, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Pakistan, Sudan, Tunisia, Turkey, Western Africa, Eastern Africa, Northern Africa, Southern Asia, Western Asia

    ICARDA has long-standing outreach programs in North Africa, the Nile Valley, and the Red Sea region (Fig 2). In its current strategic plan, the Center will extend its work to the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa.

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