Websites concerned with the practices and methods of effective raising of crops and livestock in dry, semi-arid, and arid regions.
Direct Seeding: The Natural Solution for Revegetating Arid Lands
Information from the Eden Foundation on using perennials to provide a permanent vegetative cover into which annuals can be seeded.
Dryland Farming Organisation in West Asia and North Africa
Provides information on a number of innovative ideas such as the use of medic pastures, with case studies in development and a small farmer centre.
Drylands Coordination Group
Network of various non-governmental organizations aiming to develop techniques and approaches for the improvement of agriculture in the Sahel. English and French.
ICRISAT - International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
Activities and details of an organisation working on sustainable ecological farming in Africa and India.
Saline Agriculture Research Centre
SARC undertakes research into salt tolerant plants, especially cereals, using both conventional and modern genetic means. Includes details of research, programs, completed and current projects and training courses. Pakistan.
Information from the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture on land use and degradation in low rainfall areas.
Transformation of Desertified Land in the Grazing-Farming Interlaced Belt of Northern China
China is suffering from large scale and severe desertification. This article discusses the causes of the problem and examines possible solutions. [PDF]
On-line manual for the design and construction of water harvesting schemes for agricultural production.
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