We grow cactus
dryGrow Foundation develops Opuntia for fodder
our mission is to create resilient communities in dry regions of the world. Cactus is a traditional food and source of water for animals and people. It is hardy and abundant, low-cost and easy to grow.
About Our Foundation
Who We Are
dryGrow Foundation is a non profit organisation with an aim to transform current agricultural practices in the semi-arid regions as we know it today.
Our mission is to utilize adaptive plants and cutting-edge methods to improve the livelihoods of people and facilitate resilient communities in semi-arid regions.
We envision the semi-arid areas with a vibrant agroecology, where plants, animals and human beings live in harmony. With our diverse backgrounds, we are able to think outside the box of conventional agriculture for a sustainable future.
What We Do
Through engaging in research with universities, and cooperating with other organisations and interested individuals our intention is to:
Organize and finance research and develop techniques to optimise Opuntia and Nopales cactus harvesting. Use reliable techniques and cactus varieties for best results.
Engage with communities in arid regions to help facilitate harvesting for animal fodder.
Transfer knowledge and management know-how.
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What is micro-propagation Micro-propagation is the technique which allows the propagation of plants vegetatively starting from small ex-plants that can be represented by individual cells or groups of cells or tissue fractions of organs of plants that are to be multiplied. Micro-propagation allows to obtain quickly a large number of identical plants between them selves , and to the mother plant, this presents itself as an alternative to the conventional propagation and in the current nursery fruit this is a widely tested technique. time; Health and uniformity of the obtained materials; The produced multiplicated material can be preserved for a relatively long period.
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University research We are looking to collaborate with more Universities worldwide. If you are interested in further developing methods and scientific information or are researching relevant topics
Get involved dryGrow provides plants and farming arrangements for communities struggling to make a living in arid regions. We are committed to developing sustainable solutions for families
What we do and offer
What we do and offer: Our main purpose is to propose Opuntia and related genera cultivation for biomass production. We pursue this aim through the supply of cactus
dryGrow`s 1st Photo & Video contest
Photo and Video Contest Rules Terms: dryGrow Foundation’s 1st Photo/Video contest begins July 10, 2021, and ends December 31, 2021, at 5:00 PM CET. By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees
What was the trigger that prompted Walter Schroth to create dryGrow Foundation?
What was the trigger that prompted Walter Schroth to create dryGrow? Years ago, he met Carlos Tua Guava from Embrapa in Brazil. He has been researching his
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