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Family farmers are an important part of the solution to sustainable food security (IPS)

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Family Farmers – Forward to the Future

By Gloria Schiavi

“Who is more concerned than the rural family with regards to preservation of natural resources for future generations?” 248 more words


Climate change and Food Security (IPS)

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Measuring How Climate Change Affects Africa’s Food Security

By Xavi Fernández de Castro

For the past 40 years Josephine Kakiyi, 55, has been cultivating maize, beans and vegetables on her small plot of land in the remote area of Kwa Vonza, in Kitui County, eastern Kenya. 236 more words


Africa can accelerate its march to sustainable development (IPS)

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Sustaining Africa’s Development by Leveraging on Climate Change

Analysis by Busani Bafana

By leveraging knowledge on climate change, like adopting improved agriculture technologies and using water and energy more effectively, Africa can accelerate its march to sustainable development. 270 more words


The Great Green Wall and Ethiopia (Google / World Bulletin)

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Ethiopia to endorse anti-desertification scheme

The Initiative aims to combat soil degradation and reduce poverty in Africa’s Sahel-Saharan region, focusing on a strip of land – 15km wide and 7100km long – from Dakar to Djibouti. 143 more words


4.5-year program to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands (Google / Farm Chemicals Int.)

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Anti-Desertification Effort To Create More Demand For Crop Inputs in Africa

The European Union (EU) and FAO in collaboration with the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) have launched a €41 million, 4.5-year program to bolster sustainable land management and restore drylands and degraded lands in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific. 122 more words


Desertification in Classwork Series (Google / Passnownow)

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Classwork Series and Exercises {Basic Science- JSS3}: Desertification


Desertification is the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically as a result of drought, deforestation, or inappropriate agriculture.