Small-Scale Water Desalination Increases Farm-Level Food Security and Income in the Driest Areas (Tunisia)

A small-scale desalination technology that cleans brakish groundwater; useful to rehabilitate degraded farm lands in areas with less than 150 mm rainfall per year. Demonstrated for olive and fruit trees, and other high-income crops.
Tags: 
IFAD, ICARDA, GEF, FFEM
Category: 
Action Summaries
Country: 
Tunisia
AGROVOC keywords: 
rural development, land degradation, drylands, agriculture, water desalination, climate change adaptation