Pillar 1: Extending the Area under Sustainable Land Management and Reliable Water Controls

Pillar 1 concerns the expansion of the area under sustainable land management and reliable water control systems. It focuses on three main issues: a) soil fertility and practices b) enhanced water productivity and sustainable water use, and c) integral elements with regard to land/natural resource use policies and administration. This pillar provides for strategic thinking on evolving thematic issues that include climate change, energy, and HIV/AIDS. The pillar also provides integration with and alignment to issues around pastoralism.