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Land productivity

A recent workshop in Tunisia brought together diverse stakeholders to discuss rangeland management strategies.
A recent analysis provides a promising step towards mining the genetic potential of adaptable indigenous livestock. 
Sustained efforts are needed to strengthen resilience against a backdrop of rising temperatures and increasing water scarcity.
An awareness-raising workshop at a primary school in Jordan discussed sustainable management of the country's 'Badia.'
New study reveals the potential of conservation agriculture across Tunisia’s degraded lands.
An improved surface irrigation technique offers farmers a more sustainable and efficient alternative to conventional irrigation systems
Can conservation agriculture deliver for farmers across the Arab World?
Mauritania's PM pledges full support to “expand wheat production in the country to enhance national food security and reduce dependence on imports.
Land degradation, climate change and water scarcity were some of the big priorities discussed at the 12th session of the COP12 of the UNCCD held in Ankara, Turkey in October.
Iraq, once the cradle of agriculture, is facing a growing crisis as increasing levels of salinity in its soil and irrigation water are reducing the country’s food production. Today, some 70 percent...
A new partnership agreement was signed between the Palestinian Ministry of Agriculture, UNDP and ICARDA to link agricultural research in Palestine to the sustainable development goals. This...
The dirt beneath our feet is more valuable than you might think. Soil is the basis for both food and fuel production and it is essential for the ecosystem services that nature provides us. Soil is...