Converting Desert Areas into Oasis uri icon


  • The Alliance of centers of the Consultative Group on InternationalAgricultural Research (CGIAR) and their partners have been engagedin scientific research and development globally to combat droughtand. desertification. These science-based efforts have made availableinnovations for the better use of natural resources, and formulationof policies that help people cope with desertification. The results ofsuch an effort have been worldwide, especially.for sub~Saharan Africaand South Asia. The research-for-development outputs includebreeding crop cultivars for drought tolerance, sustainable soil andwater management and natural resource conserving technologies

publication date

  • 2009