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  • A woman stands with her goats in a dryland area in Niger.

    Introduction to Drylands: building climate resilience, productivity and equity

    The drylands are home to 2.3 billion people and cover about 40% of the Earth’s land surface. They play an important role in trade, tourism, migration and environmental services, such as carbon sequestration. Dryland communities have learnt to exploit their environment, including the cycles of flood and drought, leading sustainable livelihoods. But policymakers hold many misconceptions about drylands, and there are few government policies, investments or planning processes to support dryland communities’ own strategies.

    17 December 2012 | Article | Climate change
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