Action Against Desertification

In 2007, the African Heads of State and Governments endorsed the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI) with the objective of tackling the detrimental social, economic and environmental impacts of land degradation and desertification in...

With the  financial support of the Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TIKA), FAO in collaboration with the Turkish Ministry of Water and Forest Affairs, TIKA, the  Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Senegal and its technical Institutions (Directorate of Water, Forests,...

The Great Green Wall Initiative is a direct contribution to a joint implementation of the Three Rio Conventions (UN Convention to Combat Desertification, UN Framework Convention on Climate change and UN Convention on Biodiversity) and particularly to Climate Risk Management...

An international workshop was organised in Konya, Turkey, from 28–31 May to develop operational guidelines for the restoration of degraded forest landscapes. The workshop was organized and supported by the Turkish Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, FAO (Rome and...

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