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Action Against Desertification

Author(s) FAO
Year of publication 2015
Over the next decade, 50 million people may be displaced by desertification - the result of climate change and the depletion of natural resources. Action Against Desertification, an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States is implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations with the financial contribution of the European Union. It aims to restore the productivity of degraded forests and landscapes and enhance the resilience of people to climate change in 6 Great Green Wall countries in Africa as well as Haiti in the Caribbean and Fiji in the Pacific.
Type of Case
Video or audio
Africa, Americas, Asia Pacific
Arid lands
Forest Type
Planted forest
Primary Designated Function