Most of the population in these arid
lands are traditional pastoralists who respond to climate stresses by moving from one area to another.
Fish farming in desert and arid
land is considered a fertile and lucrative enterprise these days.
The four-day conference will discuss water resources in arid
areas and their problems, ways to tackle water pollution, water governance, economic and social aspects of water, drought policies, innovation and technology to cope with water scarcity and drought, water resource management for control of drought, integrated management of water resources in arid
areas and semi-arid
and conservation of water resources.
Here in the UAE, we welcome such research and the application of new technologies to ensure that rain enhancement operations are more efficient and more productive, for the benefit of arid
regions, and beyond.
The Arab Center for the Studies of Arid
Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD) was established in Damascus, Syria in 1968.
The launch of the new Photographer of the Year awards will help further establish Al Ain Zoo's leading role in the topic of Arid
Land Wildlife, bringing to life the beauty we need to conserve, and the challenges such life faces in today's world," said Muna Al Dhaheri, Chief of Conservation and Education at Al Ain Zoo.
Muna Al Dhaheri, Chief of Conservation and Education at Al Ain Zoo, said: "The launch of the photographer of the year awards will help further establish Al Ain Zoo's leading role in the topic of Arid
Land Wildlife, bringing to life the beauty we need to conserve, and the challenges such life faces in today's world.
Australia-based Sundrop Farms, a pioneer in sustainable agriculture for the arid
world, has launched its presence in the Middle East region with the opening of a regional headquarters in Dubai, UAE.
Sampling sites: The plant litter was collected from main campus, Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid
Agriculture University, Rawalpindi (PMASAAUR), Pakistan and examined for the presence of various saprophytic fungi.
Washington, April 7 ( ANI ): A new research, conducted over a period of ten years in Mojave Desert, has found that arid
areas absorb an unexpectedly large amount of carbon as levels of carbon dioxide increase in the atmosphere.
The 'Drought Emergency-Saving lives and protecting livelihoods in the arid
lands of Kenya' in Garbatulla and Merti Districts in Isiolo County,' targets 37,355 people, mainly to protect drought-affected agro-pastrol and pastrol popultions' livelihoods assets.
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.
Pakistan is seeking technological solutions for an unfolding water crisis, caused by depleting natural water resources and wastefulness, which is turning much of its land arid
Small and medium businesses in Wales' Convergence Region can receive funding of up to PS500,000 or more, thanks to WRAP Cymru's ARID
The international community needs to continue to support the most vulnerable households in Somalia and other 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.