Two Drylands Research Programmes in Eastern Africa - Main Report

Publication date:
2002-12-13
Series:
Sida Evaluation
Series number:
2002:28
Language:
English
Authors:
Tom Alberts , Seme Debela , Coert Geldenhuys
Description:
This is an evaluation of two dryland research programmes in eastern Africa supported by Sida/SAREC. The major area of the 6.2 million km2 eastern African countries (Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda) is arid or semi-arid, receiving less than 400 mm rain per annum. This includes desert, semi-desert, rangeland, woodland, and forest. Over 70% of the estimated population of 153 million depends for their livelihood on arable farming, agro-pastoralism or pastoralism.

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