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Image: © Ralf Steinberger | Mali women pounding cereals.

The IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What’s in it for Africa?

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land prepared for decision-makers in Africa by the CDKN, ODI and SSN. This is not an official IPCC publication.

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IPCC's Special Report on Climate Change and Land: What's in it for South Asia

This publication offers a guide to the IPCC’s Special Report on Climate Change and Land prepared for decision makers in South Asia by the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN), Overseas Development Institute (ODI), ICLEI-South Asia and SouthSouthNorth. This is not an official IPCC publication.

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Addressing the Land Degradation–Migration Nexus

A review of existing evidence, good practices, and policy recommendations on the complex interrelationships between migration and desertification, land degradation and drought.

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Degraded land, with parts restored by villagers working with the Watershed Organisation Trust

Degraded soils cannot support lives

India has just declared that it will restore 21 million hectares of degraded land. However, this can only be done by community-level engagement and providing based inputs for replication. 

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Framing innovations for climate resilience for farmers in the Sahel

This paper examines innovative approaches that have been adopted in four BRACED projects to build resilience to current and future climate risks.

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Farmer-led innovation in combating drought and desertification

CCAFS blog-post on farmer-led innovation in combating drought and desertification

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Global Mechanism of the UNCCD

The Global Mechanism is a specialized body of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification that supports countries to mobilize financial resources and increase investments in sustainable land manage

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Environmentally-Induced Displacement

The aim of the paper is to demonstrate environmentally-induced displacement as an increasingly important category of population movement that represents a new set of challenges to the international community and to public international law as well.

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Supporting Adaptation of Productive Practices

The Rombou Rural Commune in central Niger, is faced with frequent droughts as rainfall levels have steadily declined since the late 1960s, resulting in an extended dry season that now...

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Aménagement es Terroirs et Productions Forestières

The main objective of ATPF is to fight against poverty and desertification for sustainable development. Specifically the NGO aims to: 1.

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Ghana Land Management

The lack of adequate land management practices has contributed towards a number of critical problems including a decline in soil quality, a reduction in biomass production, a disruption of...

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Mongolia NCAP Project

Livestock in Mongolia: Daniel Miller

Climate Change and Sustainable Livelihood of Rural People in Mongolia

Many people in Mongolia depend on keeping livestock for...

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