Book: Confronting Drought in Africa’s Drylands: Opportunities for Enhancing Resilience

Drylands make up about 43 percent of the region’s land surface, account for about 75 percent of the area used for agriculture, and are home to about 50 percent of the population, including many poor. Involving complex interactions among many factors, vulnerability in drylands is rising, jeopardizing the livelihood for millions of people. 

IFPRI 2020 Conference: Side Event on Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda

PIM's Director Karen Brooks will facilitate a side event of the IFPRI 2020 Conference, "Enhancing Resilience in African Drylands: Toward a Shared Development Agenda", organized by World Bank, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). 

Investing in integrated landscape management in Africa’s drylands: wishful thinking or a foundation to build resilient economies?

PIM is happy to invite all interested colleagues to join us on April 1, 2014, 12:30-2:00pm, to participate in one of the final events of the World Bank African Drylands Seminar Series, launched earlier this year. This seminar, hosted by PIM at IFPRI, will be dedicated to the integrated landscape management in dryland regions of >> Read more