Lasting impact for rural dryland communities

 

CGIAR DRYLANDS SYSTEMS

CGIAR – A N N U A L  R E P O R T  2 0 1 4

Pathways to lasting impact for rural dryland communities in the developing world

Contents

Dryland Systems at a glance………………………………………………………..2

  • Message from the Director General, International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas………………………………………….3
  • Message from the Program Director, Dryland Systems…………………..4
  • Our research……………………………………………………………………………….7
  • Where we work………………………………………………………………………… 14
  • Highlights of 2014 …………………………………………………………………… 15
  • Pathways to impact………………………………………………………………….. 21
  • Dryland Systems contributes towards universal sustainable development……………………………………………………………………………. 22
  • Strategies for women and youth ……………………………………………….. 41 Capacity development to achieve outcomes………………………………. 45 Partnerships ……………………………………………………………………………. 49
  • Financial summary for 2014…………………………………………………….. 53 Governance …………………………………………………………………………….. 57
  • Dryland Systems people…………………………………………………………… 59
  • Selected publications ………………………………………………………………. 61
  • Acronyms ………………………………………………………………………………… 63

Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.