Caravan 16: The International Year of Mountains

Published Date
June 30, 2002
Type
Report
Caravan 16: The International Year of Mountains
Authors:
Communication Team 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.

Citation:
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).
Keywords:
cwana
scapegoats
winter lentil
post-conflict
farmers' selection
pitcher irrigation
terrace rehabilitation
rebuilding agriculture
restoring food security
natural weed suppression
integrated natural resources management
goats
water
farmers
highlands
nutrition
food security
water management
forest degradation
people's democratic republic of yemen