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Addis Abeba - Simone Borelli recently travelled to Raya-Azebo in Ethiopia’s Tigray region to see how land degradation is affecting rural people’s lives and find out what Action Against Desertification’s restoration activities are achieving to improve their environment and livelihoods....
Ouagadougou - During his visit to Burkina Faso from 18-20 February, FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva had a look at the new specialised plough for mechanised land preparation, purchased by FAO under its project Action Against Desertification. "The rehabilitation of...
Rome/Niamey – Action Against Desertification (AAD) plans to restore 18 000 hectares of degraded lands in ten African countries to support the expansion of Africa’s Great Green Wall in 2018. This is the main outcome of a workshop held in Niger from...
Rome - The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in partnership with Turkey’s Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs, is working to support Eritrea, Mauritania and Sudan as they fight land degradation and desertification through sustainable management...
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire – Leading experts from Africa and beyond are meeting in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to discuss ways of shoring up funding for the Great Green Wall initiative — a  major rural development scheme to help more people in...