Caravan 16: The International Year of Mountains
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.