On a 100-acre water shed that serves as our demonstration site, we are converting the desert into a regenerative agriculture.
Achieving such a system will increase water resources & biodiversity, create soil, & provide a livelihood for those who manage the land.
70 years of desertification from policy changes, overgrazing, & woodcutting has brought a community of settled bedouin into extreme poverty.
As ecological degradation reaches its apex, more people face geographic & economic displacement.
Photo Credit: Albaydha Development Company
Free-grazing animals are a common sight in the landscapes of Albaydha.
Flood management & silvopasture can restore ecological function, & increase the fertility & productivity
of the land.
This approach honors the nomadic heritage & livelihood of the community, laying the foundation for a sustainable economy.
After establishing a pattern of regenerative agriculture in Albaydha, we aim to enable large-scale agriecologies across the Hijaz.
This can alleviate water scarcity & unemployment, increase biodiversity, sequester carbon, & create new