All articles for the topic: desertification

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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NCSA and NAPA Afghanistan

Executive Summary

Up to 80 percent of Afghan people rely on the country’s natural resource base for their livelihoods. Natural resource management is therefore of paramount importance to...

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Afghanistan Post-Conflict Environmental Assessment

Introduction

In the capital of Afghanistan there is a saying: May Kabul be without gold rather than without snow. For most of the country’s people the land, its biological resources and...

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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

Abstract

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...

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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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