There’s an extensive belief that termites are a main threat to rustic livelihoods and rural production in Est. Africa. Is this factual? How do termites involve farming water and land efficiency? What realistic options survive to decrease the evident financial and human costs connected with perceived destructive performance of termites?
The CGIAR Challenge agenda on Water and Food (CPWF) studied these issues as part of a Nile River basin extensive joint investigate agenda extend from 2003 to 2012. First achievement in rehabilitating degraded rangelands led to the organization of a new CPWF Research into Use (RIU) project ‘Uptake of integrated termite organization for treatment of degraded rangeland in East Africa’. The RIU scheme started in 2012, extends into 2014, and collaborates intimately with Nile Basin growth confront.
This brief explains the times past of these initiative and objectives of the development.