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For all of us - the Yewol mountains
(CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems)
  Women lead the way out of poverty in an Indian desert (Photo story by Al-Jazeera International)
In the highlands of northern Ethiopia, farming families often live a very basic subsistence lifestyle. In the drought years, which are common, food and water is scarce. Severe soil erosion plagues the Yewol watershed highlands and there are extreme dry periods each year. More ..
Gender & Equity   International Year of Soils
Catch the latest news on ICRISAT’s gender research

It is widely acknowledged and accepted that gender inequalities affect who benefits from technological innovation as well as who has access to resources, knowledge and opportunities. The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has a high priority for gender research in its agricultural research programs to ensure our success in addressing poverty, hunger and a degraded environment. More ..
An integrated land restoration programme by ICRISAT and partners have made farming in the inhospitable Yewol watershed  both sustainable and profitable.
Why the Drylands?   100 Voices on how large scale adoption was achieved in Karnataka, India   Take 2 Highlights of science seminar
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