Action Against Desertification

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the African Union Commission (AUC) led a land-use data collection and analysis between 2018 and 2020. With the support of the Panafrican Agency of the Great Green Wall (GGW), the Southern African Development Community (SADC), and 30 African countries, FAO and the AUC coordinated the data collection operation on...
Info-poster on Action Against Desertification, presenting the activities in which the project is involved as well as the results obtained between 2014 and 2018. 
Action Against Desertification works with local communities in developing value chains of non-timber forest products to support economic growth, while at the same time promoting sustainable production, transformation and marketing of these products, contributing to natural resource management that helps combat desertification and land degradation.
Action Against Desertification supports Nigeria’s Great Green Wall interventions in rural communities in three dryland states - Sokoto, Jigawa and Bauchi – by upscaling restoration activities and promoting the sustainable management of landscapes and natural resources.
Action Against Desertification works on the restoration of over 1 500 hectares of arid and semi-arid land in Ethiopia's Amhara, Tigray and Afar regions. These activities are complementary to government-led action to combat land degradation and desertification, while contributing to the National Climate Resilient Green Economy Strategy and bolstering Ethiopia’s Bonn Challenge commitment.
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