Great Green Wall for the Sahara and Sahel Initiative

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Second International Workshop on "Building forest landscapes resilient to global changes in drylands"


With the  financial support of the Turkish International Cooperation Agency (TIKA), FAO in collaboration with the Turkish Ministry of Water and Forest Affairs, TIKA, the  Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Senegal and its technical Institutions (Directorate of Water, Forests,... [read more]

Side event on the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel (GGWSSI)


The Great Green Wall Initiative is a direct contribution to a joint implementation of the Three Rio Conventions (UN Convention to Combat Desertification, UN Framework Convention on Climate change and UN Convention on Biodiversity) and particularly to Climate Risk... [read more]

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