Action Against Desertification
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The seeds of restoration in Niger

Community forest seed producers in Téra embrace the successful restoration model of FAO’s Action Against Desertification
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International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem: Replanting mangrove gives community hope in the face of climate change

Action Against Desertification’s restoration efforts protect Fijian coast and provide key marine habitat
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In Burkina Faso, the Great Green Wall is taking shape

Innovative restoration model pioneered by FAO is ready to go to scale

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


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


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


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

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