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Promoting sustainable solutions to overcome feed shortages
Livestock farmers across the Dry Areas of the world are forced to contend with multiple constraints – not least the limited availability of feed, a resource that is becoming scarcer with the effects of climate change: lower ...
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.
Screening for Cold Tolerant Cactus Species (Opuntia ficus-indica) for West Asia Region
The identification of the cold tolerant Opuntia species to increase their cultivation in West Asia region where the cold winter conditions limit their adaptation is the primary yet the most critical step. The International ...
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.