CRP Dryland Systems - ICRISAT - 2015 Technical and Financial Report - Final
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The research for development efforts at DS sites in India used multi-disciplinary and systems approaches that build on the indigenous coping and adaptation strategies to achieve enhanced resilient and sustainable intensification in dryland farming systems. The program worked to enhance biomass productivity and systems resilience through appropriate integration of crops, tree and livestock using improved technologies, climate information and natural resource management and markets. Of particular focus was to better understand temporal and spatial dynamics and therefore risk. Strengthening formal and informal institutions and social capital especially women and youth and stakeholders convergence for equitable and sustainable use of natural resources and improve delivery system & value chains for future trajectory development.