60 страниц. 2011 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Drought pose one of the greater challenge in Africa in general in Ethiopia in particular; Global climate change is now generally considered to be in progress and is expected to result in an increased occurrence of drought in specific regions. Food security will be unsustainable without increasing yield in marginal environments, especially in drought-prone areas. We have to introduce drought tolerant crops which can be used as food and as feed; drought tolerant legume like pigeonpea is well adapted to such kind of environment, hence Pigeonpea can be used as an adaptation option to decrease the effect of climate change especially in Sub-Sahara Africa.