Caravan 16: The International Year of Mountains
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Communication Team ICARDA. (30/6/2002). Caravan 16: The International Year of Mountains. Aleppo, Syria: International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).
In this special issue to mark the International Year of Mountains: Rebuilding Afghanistan's agriculture - Future Harvest Consortium meets critical need for seed; Reclaiming ancient techniques - Terrace rehabilitation in Yemen and Peru, and pitcher irrigation in Syria; Crops that fend for themselves - Iranian cooperators help unlock the secrets of natural weed suppression; What gladiators ate for lunch - Improving food barley through farmer participatory selection in the highlands; Why wait for spring - Winter lentil for the highlands of Turkey; Goats, or scapegoats - In search of the true cause of forest degradation in Peru. In general this issue of Caravan presents a sample of success stories from ICARDA's work in mountainous areas in CWANA.