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Training Course on Principles & Applications of Effective Rangeland Management & Monitoring in the Dry Areas of the World
With the financial support from the Arab Fund for Socio Economic Development (AFSED), European Union (EU), The OPEC Fund International Development (OFID) and The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the ...
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 ...
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 ...
Inception workshop - Enhancing Sustainability and Fodder Production of Lowland Pastures through Integrated Alley Cropping & Conservation Agriculture in Arid Agropastoral Ecosystems in Jordan, Yemen and Tunisia_Photo 11
Each participating country presented its experience in dealing with subject matter. A member of each team presented a power point with the group. During the meeting each country developed its work plan which then was ...
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.
Inception Workshop Field Trip- 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 shrub species: Retama: A resilient, pioneer plant for rangeland rehabilitation and stable ecosystems
Retama is noted as an important multi-purpose species in need of conservation. It is a drought-tolerant legume species native to the Mediterranean, which is beneficial for dune stabilization and rangeland rehabilitation. ...
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 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 ...