Overgrazing accounts for over one-third of the worldís total of degraded drylands, or nearly 700 million hectares.

Sudan: hungry goats feeding on a solitary Acacia shrub
FAO photo by R. Faidutti

More photos in this series:

  • Pakistan: workers in a forest nursery tending tree seedlings that will be planted in dry areas
  • Niger: building barriers to prevent the expansion of degraded land cover

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