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dry·land

 (drī′lănd′)
n.
An area receiving relatively little rainfall, such as a savanna or prairie, or almost no rainfall at all, such as a desert.

dryland

(ˈdraɪˌlænd)
adj
of or relating to an arid area
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Barshong farmers, whose landholdings mostly comprise wetlands, want to convert them into dryland where they can grow other products.
HE the Minister of Municipality and Environment Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi addressing the first ordinary session of the executive council of the Global Dryland Alliance in Doha yesterday.
QNA Doha QATAR on Monday hosted the first ordinary session of the executive council of the Global Dryland Alliance.
Address : Dryland Farming Research Station Bhilwara, Dryland Farming Research Station, Arjia, Bhilwara Ajmer Road, 6 Kilometer Mile Stone, Bhilwara, Bhilwara, (Bhilwara), Pin311001, Phone No.
DOHA, Oct 15 (KUNA) -- Qatar will pay for the operational budget of the newly-established Global Dryland Alliance (GDA) for two years, and will also host its main headquarters in Doha, the country said Sunday.
Unfortunately, much of the world's dryland forests have already been lost to deforestation, overgrazing and desertification likely accelerated by climate change.
ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI -- UNESCO and Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR), on Wednesday jointly launched a three day International Conference on Asia Pacific Policy Dialogue on Water, Energy and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation in Dryland Regions at PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
She was speaking a three day international conference on Asia Pacific Policy Dialogue on Water, Energy and Food Security for Poverty Alleviation in Dryland Regions at Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi.
More humans will mean a greater need for food and farming, which could further degrade and expand dryland environments, say Jianping Huang of Lanzhou University in China and colleagues.
Local communities can prevent desertification and provide effective dryland resource management but are often limited by their capacity to act.
His own small hands are "furtive-looking" and his feet are "a hindrance, dryland flippers.
That made me wonder if more than one mechanism is responsible for vegetation dynamics in dryland ecosystems, as is often the case in nature," Tarnita said.