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lacking sufficient water or rainfall

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lacking vitality or spirit

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From the summit of the hills Tarzan's keen eyes searched the arid landscape before him.
On the eastern side of the Cordillera, over the same extent of latitude, where a blue sky and a fine climate prove that the atmosphere has been deprived of its moisture by passing over the mountains, the arid plains of Patagonia support a most scanty vegetation.
Sundrop's unique approach to growing vegetables in arid climates is highly complementary to the solutions GCC states are looking at in terms of food security, water security and the environment," said Maqsood.
At Rest - Arid Lands are hot places and most of our animals are highly acclimatized to the weather.
This year the zoo starts its hunt for 'Arid Land Wildlife Photographer of the Year' and 'Junior Arid Land Wildlife Photographer of the Year'.
Under an ongoing five-year project, the IAEA is working with local laboratories and scientists to determine the extent of carbon loss from the soil and the effects of drought on plants and water resources in the arid and semi-arid regions of Kenya.
Talking to reporter here on Monday, a spokesman of the agriculture department told that in arid areas, the farmers should cultivate approved varieties like Chakwal-50, NARC-2009, PARC-2009, Dharabi-2011 and the cultivation should be completed on priority.
The Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) was established in Damascus, Syria in 1968.
It is worth mentioning that the Sultanate, represented by the MRMWR, has been chosen to be the headquarters of the Secretariat General of the Arab Network for the Management of Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid areas affiliated to the UNESCO within the International Hydrological Program, and in confirmation of the role played by the Sultanate in the International level in water resources management and the development of appropriate strategies for sustainability.
Dave Evans, a Washington State University professor of biological sciences specializing in ecology and global change, said that the study has pointed out the importance of these arid ecosystems.
And finally in Tana River County, a charity: water funded programme, Access to safe water, sanitation and appropriate hygiene practices in arid and semi-arid communities' targets 18,800 beneficiaries.
18 (SUNA) - - Sudan and the Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones AND Dry Lands (ACSAD) agreed to implement joint projects including the production of wheat seeds and water harvesting to be funded by Jeddah based - African Development Bank .
Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty provides a powerful account from one of the world's experts on the agricultural traditions of arid lands and uses knowledge of desert farmers around the world to compile and assess time-tried strategies.
Small and medium businesses in Wales' Convergence Region can receive funding of up to PS500,000 or more, thanks to WRAP Cymru's ARID programme.
The international community needs to continue to support the most vulnerable households in Somalia and other arid and semi-arid lands in the Horn of Africa to cope with another possible dry spell,' said the Food Agriculture Organization's (FAO) Subregional Coordinator for Eastern Africa, Castro Camarada.