Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative
 

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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]

Side Event CRIC-11 - The Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative, an African Alliance contributing to a Land Degradation neutral world: achievements and lessons learnt.

19-04-2013

In 2007, the African Heads of State and Governments endorsed the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI) with the objective of tackling the detrimental social, economic and environmental impacts of land degradation and desertification in... [read more]

Towards global guidelines for restoring resilience of forest landscapes in drylands

19-04-2013

Forests play crucial ecological, social and economic roles in drylands, but in many regions they have become degraded. Worldwide, millions of hectares of dryland forest landscapes need to be restored to help tackle global challenges such as poverty, climate change,... [read more]

Atelier Régional de lancement d'un projet transfrontalier Grande Muraille Verte (Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger)

02-04-2013

Kew Millennium Seed Bank a travaillé avec les gouvernements et les organisations forestières et agricoles pour éliminer les obstacles techniques à l'utilisation des espèces locales de valeur utilitaire dans les activités de reboisement, d'agro-foresterie ou de restauration des habitats et... [read more]

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