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Conference Papers & Reports
December 2015
Jordan
Western Asia

Jordanian rangelands are a source of valued
livestock produce, carbon storage, biodiversity, and
medicinal plants. They also serve as watersheds
that receive rainfall, yield surface water, and
replenish groundwater throughout the area
east and south of the western Jordan highlands.
Appropriate land management, which is currently

Conference Papers & Reports
October 2017
Afghanistan
United Arab Emirates
Egypt
Ethiopia
India
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
Oman
Pakistan
Sudan
Syrian Arab Republic
Tunisia
Turkey
Uzbekistan
Yemen
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Asia
Central Asia
Western Asia

To help break the cycle of poverty, improve food and nutritional security, halt or reverse the alarming process of resource degradation in the dry areas, and help communities adapt to the impacts of climate variability and change, ICARDA’s Strategic Plan 2017-2026 outlines our research and organizational approach for action to achieve our vision of thriving and resilient communities in the dry

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2015
Angola
Burundi
Benin
Burkina Faso
Botswana
Central African Republic
Ivory Coast
Cameroon
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Djibouti
Egypt
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Gabon
Ghana
Guinea
Kenya
Liberia
Lesotho
Morocco
Madagascar
Mali
Mozambique
Mauritania
Malawi
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
Sudan
Senegal
Sierra Leone
South Sudan
Eswatini
Chad
Togo
Tunisia
Tanzania
South Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Western Africa
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Middle Africa
Southern Africa

Land degradation and desertification are among the biggest environmental challenges of our time. In the last 40 years, we lost nearly a third of the world’s arable farmland due to erosion, just as the number of people to be fed from it almost doubled. That’s why the UN General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils.

Reports & Research
February 2018
Tunisia
Northern Africa

The aim of the project was to develop and implement a web-based GIS tool for defining sustainable
land management (SLM) options by social-ecological context at global scale. This Global Geoinformatics Options by Context (GeOC) tool aims to support the implementation of SLM practices
by the international community. The GeOC is designed to provide stakeholders/projects and

Reports & Research
February 2018
Tunisia
Northern Africa

The aim of the project was to develop and implement a web-based GIS tool for defining sustainable
land management (SLM) options by social-ecological context at global scale. This Global Geoinformatics Options by Context (GeOC) tool aims to support the implementation of SLM practices
by the international community. The GeOC is designed to provide stakeholders/projects and

Journal Articles & Books
September 2016
Global

Land degradation is an underestimated global concern with far-reaching
implications affecting the ability of land to provide food and incomes. Globally, a
large portion of the vulnerable human populations—the rural poor—live on
degrading and less-favored agricultural lands without market access.
Heterogeneous solutions that ensure both economic and environmental

Institutional & promotional materials
June 2016
Ethiopia
Eastern Africa

The presentation introduces the Arid Land Research Center (ALRC)-TU, an Overview of soil erosion problem and its management initiatives, the thematic research areas and achievements, ongoing and upcoming research activities.

Reports & Research
July 2015
Pakistan
Southern Asia

In Pakistan, rangelands are the major source of feed for about 167.5 million heads of livestock. At present rangelands are being grazed by all kinds of livestock.

Conference Papers & Reports
February 2018
Tunisia
Northern Africa

Rangelands in north Africa and the near east in general provide numerous goods and services that have great economic, social, cultural, and biological values. For centuries, inhabitants of rangelands have engineered pastoral and farming systems that have sustained their livelihoods in these harsh and dry environments.

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