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Climate Change

Reforestation with TerraCottem in Burkina Faso (Willem Van Cotthem)

BOIS DE L’AMITIE (Friendship Wood) : A PROJECT OF THE COMMITTEE MAASTRICHT-NIOU (1988)

In July-August 1988 the Committee Maastricht-Niou launched a reforestation project on lateritic soil in Niou (Province Kourweogo, Burkina Faso). 78 more words

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TerraCottem in Burkina Faso 1997 (Willem Van Cotthem)

SOIL CONDITIONING IN A COMMUNITY GARDEN IN NIOU (BURKINA FASO)

By Willem Van Cotthem (Zaffelare, Belgium)

Thanks to a very efficient cooperation between the Committee Maastricht-Niou and our TC-DIALOGUE Foundation (Belgium) a community garden for the women of the Niou village (Province Kourweogo, Burkina Faso) was treated with the soil conditioner TerraCottem (see… 56 more words

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A SCHOOL GARDEN IN THE DESERT (Willem Van Cotthem)

SCHOOL GARDEN IN A REFUGEE CAMP IN THE SAHARA

By Willem Van Cotthem (Zaffelare, Belgium)

Thanks to a UNICEF project 2005-2007 (Family gardens in the Saharawis refugee camps in W. 69 more words

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Combating China's growing deserts by planting a vast barrier of a million trees (Google / You Tube)

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http://youtu.be/2tvJ8dJxKns

At the desert’s edge

In China, expanding deserts are taking a heavy toll on the lives and livelihoods of many in the world’s most populous nation.  65 more words

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Areas at climatological risk of desertification (Google / Joint Research Centre)

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http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/111111111/32729

Towards identifying areas at climatological risk of desertification using the Köppen–Geiger classification and FAO aridity index 56 more words

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