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Workshop on "Monitoring and Assessment of Drylands: Forests, Rangelands, Trees and agrosilvopastoral systems"

19-01-2015

Drylands cover more than 40 percent of the world’s land area. Almost a third of the world’s population and some half of the global livestock are found here. Most people are poor and many subsist on less than US$1 per... [read more]

Workshop on "Baseline assessment and ongoing monitoring of agrosilvopastoral systems with Collect Earth"

12-01-2015

From the 12th to the 16th january 2015, FAO organized a training workshop on "Baseline assessment and ongoing monitoring of agrosilvopastoral systems with Collect Earth". This workshop aimed to develop technical capacities of Monitoring and Evaluation Experts of the... [read more]

The Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative highlighted during the Second Africa Drylands Week

25-08-2014

From the 25th to 29th August 2014, Chad hosted the second edition of the Africa Drylands Week under the theme: “2014: Year of Agriculture and food security in Africa: The role of Sustainable Land Management”. The event was... [read more]

Forging innovative partnerships for the implementation of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative

16-12-2013

On 16 and 17 December 2013, the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD and FAO, under the auspices of the African Union Commission, have organized an international forum to promote a common vision of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and... [read more]

GGW side event during 19th session of COP/UNFCCC

14-11-2013

On 20 November 2013, the African Union Commission, European Union, FAO, UNCCD Institutions, the World Bank and the GEF Secretariat are organizing a side event to present the status of implementation of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and... [read more]

Regional Validation Workshop of the Capacity Development Strategy and Action Plan in support of the implementation of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative

01-07-2013

The workshop is organized by the Partnership Programme of the Association for the Promotion of Education and Training Abroad (APEFE) with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security of Burkina Faso, the African Union Commission, the European Union, Food and Agriculture... [read more]

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