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Images: People at the heart of land restoration

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Land restoration in northern Niger  in West Africa is making degraded areas productive again, providing economic opportunities in a region where migration has become a tradition. Now, under Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations’ (FAO) Action Against Desertification programme, these efforts are being expanded to six African countries. According to the FAO, this development shows that land degradation ...

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Fresh initiatives to restore degraded African land emerge

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Two ambitious initiatives to restore 100 million hectares of degraded and deforested land in Africa by 2030 were on Sunday (December 6, 2015) launched at the Global Landscape Forum, an event organised alongside the UNFCCC COP21 in Paris. The Forum created a platform for positioning landscapes in the new international agreements on climate and sustainable development. The African Forest Landscape ...

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