Dryland farming is rain-fed agriculture in arid or semi-arid areas, and growing crops and raising livestock without irrigation in semiarid and dry sub-humid regions with minimal rainfall.
Geographic information system (GIS) is a term used to describe a computer-based system for storing, manipulating, and analysing data associated with particular geographic locations.
Permaculture is a design system for creating a sustainable human environment. The core of Permaculture is design. The design is a connection of things.
Rapidly renewable material is a term used to describe materials, fibres, animal or any other product considered agricultural that takes ten years or less to grow, raise and harvest in an ongoing sustainable way.
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