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Rome – Action Against Desertification is expanding its groundbreaking monitoring work on dryland restoration in Africa’s Great Green Wall area with a survey of evidence-based biophysical data of land restoration, covering over two hundred million hectares of land around the...
Rome – A report on the state of the environment and socio-economic conditions in fragile ecosystems reveals the extent of land degradation in dryland Africa and shows how closely it is related to hunger and poverty. The report’s authors make...
Bonbon, Haiti - “Look at the size of this potato,” says Banave Sévère, a fifty-year old farmer from the commune of Bonbon in Haiti’s south-western Grand’Anse department. “They would never have been this big before,” he adds. It happened when he...
Rome – Action Against Desertification’s approach and results occupy a prominent place in the latest edition of Nature & Faune, as the journal zooms in on renewed efforts to accelerate restoration of degraded land and deforested landscapes in Africa. “Forest loss and...
Rome – A major EU-funded FAO-programme called Action Against Desertification has paved the way for large-scale land restoration in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. Its restoration method could become a vital tool in support of efforts to achieve a...