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Enhancing resilience to drought

New Era, March 26 2015 | Namibia will host another first for the country when it facilitates the Ministry of Environment and Tourism’s African Drought Conference under the theme: “Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African continent” at a local hotel from May 11 to 15, 2015. 240 more words

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Do you know what IYS is ?

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2015 International Year of…

by Nigel Chaffey

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Ever since 1959/60 with ‘World Refugee Year’ we’ve seen all manner of… 223 more words

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Enhancing resilience to drought events

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Namibia to Host Drought Conference

Namibia will host another first for the country when it facilitates the Ministry of Environment and Tourism’s African Drought Conference under the theme: “Enhancing resilience to drought events on the African continent” at a local hotel from May 11 to 15, 2015. 226 more words

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How to Keep Hunger At Bay in the Sahel?

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Irrigating an onion field

West Africa: Can ‘Down to Earth’ Innovations Keep Hunger At Bay in the Sahel?

by Jerome Bossuet

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Deforestation in Uganda

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Let’s reverse deforestation

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Yet the importance of forests can’t be overemphasized. We need forests to maintain a friendly ecosystem; to get rainfall, oxygen and feed water bodies. 177 more words

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‘Smart Tree-Invest’ in Viet Nam

‘Smart Tree-Invest’ Promotes Climate-Smart, Tree-Based Agriculture in Viet Nam

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Local government agencies in Viet Nam have expressed support for the ‘Climate-Smart, Tree-Based, Co-Investment in Adaptation and Mitigation in Asia’ (Smart Tree-Invest) project, co-funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the CGIAR Consortium Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry, during a visit from the regional project team from Bogor, Indonesia, that took place from 11-14 March 2014. 69 more words

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Civil Society Organizations and Desertif’actions 2015

Civil Society Organizations Hold National and Online Consultations Ahead of Desertif’actions 2015

As part of preparations for the global civil society forum, Desertif’actions 2015, local and international organizations are holding a series of national preparatory workshops and a multilingual online consultation between February and May 2015 on the theme: ‘Climate change and the preservation of drylands – time to act!’ 46 more words

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