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African Union Commission and FAO step up support to Great Green Wall initiative

05 February 2016
Addis Ababa – In an agreement signed today, the African Union Commission (AUC) and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have further strengthened their partnership in support of the Great Green Wall initiative, Africa’s flagship initiative to combat land degradation, desertification and drought. According to the agreement, FAO will support [...]

Guidelines promote restoration of the world’s drylands.

20 January 2016
Over forty percent of the world’s land cover consists of drylands, home to around two billion people. Between 10-20% are estimated to be degraded. In an effort to promote drylands restoration, FAO and partners have drawn up the Global guidelines for the restoration of degraded forests and landscapes in drylands, [...]

Guidelines promote restoration of the world’s drylands

20 January 2016
New document captures, evaluates and shares knowledge gained in dryland restoration initiatives Over forty percent of the world’s land cover consists of drylands, home to around two billion people. Between 10-20% are estimated to be degraded. In an effort to promote drylands restoration, FAO and partners have drawn up the [...]

Community participation at the heart of Africa’s Great Green Wall restoration model

08 January 2016
Unasylva on success of restoration efforts in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger "The intrinsic and complex links between people and the landscape in which they live is of critical importance when developing a restoration model.” FAO’s international journal on forestry Unasylva, issue 245, highlighting forest and landscape restoration as a [...]

Community participation at the heart of Africa’s Great Green Wall restoration model

08 January 2016
"The intrinsic and complex links between people and the landscape in which they live is of critical importance when developing a restoration model.” FAO’s international journal on forestry Unasylva, issue 245, highlighting forest and landscape restoration as a key issue ahead of the Paris Climate Change Conference of December 2015, [...]

Increasing resilience along the Great Green Wall

08 December 2015
“We need to increase the resilience of agriculture livelihoods to climate shocks especially for small-scale farmers, pastoralists and forest dependent communities who are on the front lines of climate disasters,” said FAO Deputy Director-General Maria Helena Semedo at a high-level event on the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and [...]

Gambia ready to join Action Against Desertification

17 August 2015
On 17 August 2015, the Gambia component of Action Against Desertification has been validated by stakeholders from relevant institutions and organizations, paving the way for the implementation of the project’s land management practices to tackle land degradation and deforestation and improve resilience to climate change. [more...]

EU and FAO step up action against desertification in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific

22 October 2014
Brussels/Rome - The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) have launched a €41 million, 4.5-year programme to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands and degraded lands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific.   The programme, named Action Against Desertification, is crucial [...]

Africa’s Great Green Wall reaches out to new partners

16 December 2013
The Great Green Wall initiative is hosting an international forum to build new partnerships and accelerate progress in tackling one of this century's defining development challenges - land degradation, desertification and drought.The forum will also take stock of the achievements and future challenges of the Great Green Wall for the [...]

The Great Green Wall

04 November 2013
In Africa, scientists are hard at work restoring land once rich with biodiversity and vegetation. Eleven countries in the Sahel-Sahara region—Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan, Chad, Niger, Nigeria, Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, and Senegal—have joined to combat land degradation and restore native plant life to the landscape.  In recent years, northern Africa [...]
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