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Small farmers can look to options without necessarily turning to climate-smart agriculture (IPS)

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http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/10/family-farmers-dont-need-climate-smart-agriculture/

Family Farmers Don’t Need Climate-Smart Agriculture

By Emilio Godoy

“There are two approaches to grow production, intensification of conventional agriculture and agroecology. 270 more words

Food / Food Security

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Three Djinn

Somewhere north of here, there is a group of men huddled by a fire, surrounded by groaning camels.  They are camped next to a tangled, twisted tree, the only landmark for miles.  166 more words

Literature

Quando soffia il vento

L’Harmattan è il vento secco che viene dal deserto. Soffia nei paesi dell’Africa dell’Ovest nei mesi invernali, durante la stagione secca.

Fra novembre e dicembre, a Bamako, la polvere sollevata dall’Harmattan è molto fitta, brucia agli occhi ed alla gola; è talmente fitta che sembra che la città sia tenuta in ostaggio dalla nebbia. 26 more words

Il Sahel - The Sahel

Desertification by deposition of sand by irrigation canal (Google / Youth and Biodiversity)

Read at : Google Alerts – desertification

http://biodiversityyouth.blogspot.be/2014/09/desertification-of-arable-land-nepal.html

DESERTIFICATION OF ARABLE LAND- NEPAL

Deposition of sand by irrigation canal made in Triyuga River has caused desertification of hundreds of hectares of arable land in Udaypur district, eastern Nepal which is considered to be rich in biological diversity and agricultural productivity. 48 more words

Desertification

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Why Water Matters: A Powerful Video from Charity: Water's New Sahel Clean Water Campaign

In the next few weeks we will be relaunching our website. As we get closer, we all have a million things on our plate – often little things that can be tedious like photo editing, product uploading etc.. 181 more words

Causes

Malian desert fishing frenzy- A thing of wonder

‘When you catch fish you feel the door to happiness open’

Poignant words by Dialo, a Malian farmer who has been catching fish in Mali’s Lake Antobo once a year for the last 30 years. 183 more words

Food Security

What partnerships can do - The Government of Japan, UNICEF and the Government of Burkina Faso join forces

On 28 August, the Bombafa Health Centre, in the Sahel region, hosted an event to celebrate the successful partnership between the Government of Japan, the Government of Burkina Faso and UNICEF – all with the common goal to improve the lives of children and their families in Burkina Faso. 953 more words

Burkina Faso