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The final report of the third African Drylands Conference held in Windhoek, Namibia from 8-12 August 2016, seeks to boost political commitment to sustainable management of Africa’s natural resources by calling for the integration of the African Drylands Week into...
Marrakech - A groundbreaking map of restoration opportunities along Africa's Great Green Wall has been launched at the UN climate change conference, based on collection and analysis of crucial land-use information to boost action in Africa's drylands to increase the resilience...
Rome - A set of global guidelines on restoration of the world’s drylands, drawn up by FAO and partners, is now available in French translation.   Over forty percent of the world’s land cover consists of drylands, home to around two...
Rome - At the 3rd African Drylands Conference held in Windhoek, Namibia from 8-12 August 2016, delegates from global, regional, and national institutions involved in drought mitigation and drylands management in Africa called for the integration of the African Drylands...
Rome - During a high-level event on the Great Green Wall initiative, leaders of African countries called for increased investment in combatting desertification and land degradation to improve the lives of the people of Africa’s drylands. "FAO is committed to scaling...