Natural Resource Management
Dryland regions suffer water scarcity and land degradation. On farm and community approaches to better manage natural resources are helping farmers to intensify agricultural production in a sustainable way.
2025 - The year by which 1/3 of the world's population will face water scarcity
94 million ha - Total arable land that is rain-fed agriculture (over 60%) out of a total of 142 million ha in India
>12 million ha - Extent of agricultural land lost to rapid desertification every year (UNCDD)
55% - Yield increase in poor Sahelian soils (in Niger) with fertilizer microdosing