Caravan 11: Review of dryland agriculture
Communication Team ICARDA. (31/12/1999). Caravan 11: Review of dryland agriculture. Beirut, Lebanon: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
The challenges in the dry areas are many and varied in their intensity to constrain agriculture for the resource-poor farmer. Underlying these challenges is, however, a common factor—water, or at least scarcity of this precious commodity. It is now generally accepted that allocation of water for agricultural production will come under increasing pressure from competing industrial and domestic demand in all countries.