Reforestation with drought-resistant species

DESERTIFICATION

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TC-Dialogue’s project in Abaga Banner – Xilin Gol

Inner Mongolia 2005-05

Drought-resistant plants curb desertification

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In desert areas of northwest China’ s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local farmers have made good use of the natural conditions to cultivate drought-resistant plants. These special plants can both generate economic income, and fight against the further spread of desertification.

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Drought-tolerant Juniperus sabina to stabilize sand dunes in Abaga Banner – Xilin Gol – Inner Mongolia (Project TC-Dialogue 2005-05)

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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