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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...
Ouagadougou – It is time to upscale restoration across drylands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, experts concluded after meeting in Burkina Faso to take stock of progress made by Action Against Desertification, a major international effort to expand...
Kombolcha – The Ethiopian Government and FAO renewed their commitment to the implementation of Action Against Desertification (AAD) project during a consultative workshop held on 20-21 February in Kombolcha to boost the role of non-state actors and local communities in...
Leading up to COP22 in November 2016, the European Union (EU) presented an overview of its support for sustainable land management. Action Against Desertification features among the concrete partnerships in which the EU is engaged to tackle land degradation and...
Rome - Assuring adequate tenure rights to land is an important step in improving food security for millions of people in developing countries, but safeguarding tenure isn't so straightforward when it comes to the way land is used by mobile pastoralist...