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  • Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands
  • Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands
  • Giving future to drylands Giving future to drylands

A global initiative, giving future to drylands.

Today 70% of the victims of serious and permanent undernourishment – an estimated 600 million people – live in semi-arid and arid ecosystems or “drylands”. Examples of drylands are deserts, grasslands and savannahs, which currently cover 41% of the global land area. Natural resources, cultivation and livestock-rearing remain centrally important to the economies and livelihoods of the majority of people who live in drylands.

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