WHERE WE WILL BRING DEVELOPMENT
DRYLANDS WHERE SALTY WATER IS ABUNDANT
The final beneficiaries are mainly rural communities and farmers living in small settlements/villages located in drylands where salty water is available (seawater coastal areas, saline lakes, saline groundwaters). They live of agriculture and livestock and the quality of the soil is crucial for their survival, furthermore they are often lacking access to drinking water and their low income prevent them to access to fresh water to be used either for the soil or for drinking.
44%global food production takes place in the world’s degrading drylands
40%of the World land mass is covered by Drylands
12%global food productivity reduction by 2040 because of land degradation