This document represents the final report of project R5172, 'Dryland applied research and extension project'. The report describes project activities and outputs, most notably research findings relating to the maintenance of soil fertility, the development of improved cropping strategies for semi-arid conditions and the introduction of new crops and varieties. The main purpose of the project was to reduce risk in semiarid farming systems of Kenya through the conclusion, documentation and dissemination of participatory adaptive research for improved conservation and use of water resources, the optimisation of land use and cropping patterns, the improved production of livestock and establishment of on-farm trees.
KARI. Dryland applied research and extension project. Final Technical Report for Project R5172. (1997) 37 pp.