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Images: 4th SAWAP conference in Ghana

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The 12 nations of the Sahel and West Africa Programme in Support of the Great Green Wall Initiative (SAWAP) a couple of months ago converged on the Ghanaian capital city of Accra on the occasion of the project’s 4th Conference. Each nation presented the success stories of their projects, as well as the lessons learnt from their experiences. Afterwards, participants ...

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SAWAP 2017: Sudan showcases sustainable natural resources scheme

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“The best way to sustain lives is by sustaining natural resources.” Those were the apt words of a Sudanese official as he summarises the idea behind the Sudan Sustainable Natural Resources Management Project (SSNRMP). With an objective to increase the adoption of sustainable land and water management (SLWM) practices in targeted landscapes, the SSNRMP was showcased at the 4th Sahel ...

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Sustainable practices help Ghana communities reverse land degradation

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Farmers and communities in the Northern Savannah Zone of Ghana are being assisted to adopt sustainable land management practices to help reverse land degradation and desertification. Land degradation in Ghana – and indeed Africa – is increasingly being recognised as a key development issue because of its impact on the productive capacity of land. In Ghana, rural households are majorly ...

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Nigeria, at SAWAP conference, tags NEWMAP ‘a success story’

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Nigeria and 11 other nations of the Sahel and West Africa Programme in Support of the Great Green Wall Initiative (SAWAP) rose from the 4th Conference that held recently in the Ghanaian capital city of Accra with assurances of commitment and collaboration towards ensuring successful delivery of various ongoing development projects, promote food security and work towards the protection of ...

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Nations take stock as SAWAP/BRICKS project explores fresh opportunities

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Teams from the 12 nations of the Sahel and West Africa Programme in Support of the Great Green Wall Initiative (SAWAP) are utilising the opportunity of the project’s 4th Conference holding in the Ghanaian capital city of Accra to present the success stories of their projects, as well as the lessons learnt from their experiences. The international forum, which began ...

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SAWAP promotes collaboration with social media, web tools

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A forum held recently in Accra, Ghana has attempted to promote collaboration and build a community of practice through the use of social media and collaborative web 2.0 tools among a group of media practitioners. Held February 13-16 2017, the regional capacity building workshop likewise involved the project teams and the main stakeholders of the SAWAP (Sahel and West Africa ...

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