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Rangelands for Better Livelihoods
This is a brochure that talks about what rangelands are, where they occur, uses and values of rangelands, how they are a source of herbal medicinal and aromatic plants, rangeland management, grazing management, rangeland ...
OFID housheold survey on landscape depressions
A data set comprised of household survey results. We still have another round of data collection.
Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable native shrub species: Fire Bush: the multipurpose sand dune stabilizer
Fire Bush – or Arta - is an excellent pastoral species for fixing soil and providing a source of protein for livestock. Its wood is highly prized as fuel, as it burns smokeless. It grows in course sandy dessert soils and ...
Inception Workshop field day- Enhancing Sustainability and Fodder Production of Lowland Pastures through Integrated Alley Cropping & Conservation Agriculture in Arid Agropastoral Ecosystems in Jordan, Yemen and Tunisia
On the last day, a field trip was organized where the participants visited several sites in Southern Tunisia.
Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable grass/forage species: Buffel Grass: A resilient, drought-tolerant forage species to alleviate feed shortages and feeding costs.
One of the most drought-tolerant of the commonly sown grasses, Cenchrus ciliaris occurs naturally in areas with an average annual rainfall that ranges from 100 mm to approximately 1,000 mm, but most commonly between 300 ...
Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable native grass species: Stipa lagascae: A heavy, adaptable grass that provides high quality hay
Stipa lagascae is a perennial bunchgrass that is highly palatable for livestock. It is also harvested and dried as high quality hay for summer feed. This plant is found in humid to arid areas across the Mediterranean and ...
Household Survey on Landscape Depression Management, OFID
This is the household survey that is being used by the project to collect data on landscape depression use.
Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable shrub species: Periploca: A soil stabilizing shrub that can grow in poor soils
Periploca laevigata is an important shrub for grazing in the dry season. Although it contains tannins, it is palatable and is grazed mainly by camels, sheep, and goats. As this plant is able to grow in dry and rocky ...
Managing rangelands: promoting sustainable native shrub species: Atriplex halimus: mitigating highly saline soils
One of the most commonly planted shrubs in the Mediterranean, Atriplex halimus is known for its remediation of degraded rangelands and salt-affected areas. It is commonly used as a forage plant for sheep and goats in arid ...