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Action Against Desertification
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Fijian women take lead in reviving native trees

Reforestation on degraded lands empowers communities to promote culture and protect critical ecosystem services
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Two Belgian students assess the impact of Action Against Desertification in Senegal

FAO and university UCL work together in support of the Great Green Wall
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The beginning of a positive transformation in Ethiopia’s drylands

Local communities and government make headway in tackling land degradation
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Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Sudan to restore over 3 000 hectares of land in 2019

FAO boosting the expansion of the Great Green Wall in Eastern Africa

Action Against Desertification is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) to restore drylands and degraded lands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific to tackle the detrimental social, economic and environmental impact of land degradation and desertification. It is a key partner of the Great Green Wall initiative, Africa's flagship programme to combat the effects of climate change and... [more]

Expanding Africa's Great Green Wall

Africa 

Six African countries get support in the sustainable management and restoration of their drylands [more...].

Caribbean

Unsustainable land management practices are causing soil loss and degradation of natural habitats [more...]

Pacific

Poor forestry and agricultural practices threaten natural habitats and biodiversity [more...]

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