Since the first plants were domesticated, irrigation has played a vital role in the development of agriculture worldwide. Take a whirlwind tour of the history of agriculture and irrigation from ancient times to present day.
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1/19/2017 Agriculture development Stavrapol Krai, Russia 45.4654287, 43.6128532 Agricultural development in Stavrapol Krai, Russia is made possible with water that travels down from the Caucasus Mountains. The region’s temperate climate supports grape and grain crops. Source imagery: Planet
By Josefina Stubbs Josefina Stubbs is candidate for President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). She has served in IFAD as Associate Vice-President of Strategy and Knowledge from 2014 to 2016 and as Director of Latin America and the Caribbean from 2008 and 2014. In Burundi, a community-owned livestock project contributed to build Continue reading Harvesting Peace: How Rural Development Works for Conflict Prevention The
The Javan tiger has been completely eradicated since the 1980’s. Originating from the Indonesian island of Java, these tigers were relatively small in size with the average male weighing just 130 kilograms (Female was around 90 Kilograms). These tigers were destroyed due to heavy hunting and a shrinking jungle habitat (again thanks to ever expanding business and human needs). The Javan tiger population was down to around 24 tigers by the 1950’s and only 12-13 by the mid 1970’s. Despite some…