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Isla Plana pt.1

I am so happy to be back by the ocean, it’s just such a different feeling to be on a cobble beach with no one else around you compared to the busy Barceloneta beach in the city. 201 more words

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Bottle towers for alleviating malnutrition

Photo credit WVC P1080581.JPG

Planting seedlings of vegetables and herbs in the recycled plastic bottles.

BOTTLE TOWER VARIANTS FOR FRESH FOOD PRODUCTION IN THE DRYLANDS… 291 more words

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Ecosysytems and reforestation

Photo credit: Bioversity International

Dr Moussa Ouédraogo, Director of the National Tree Seed Centre, Burkina Faso,

Why seeds for trees matter in ecosystem restoration efforts in Burkina Faso… 423 more words

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To bring degraded lands back to life

Restoring lands and livelihoods in Burkina Faso: The business of one association

Effective participation of indigenous peoples and local communities and women in ecosystem restoration is one of the three main principles of the Action Plan on Ecosystem Restoration that the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity are expected to adopt at their next Conference in Cancun in December. 310 more words

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Drought-tolerant maize seed

Promoting drought-tolerant maize seed in Southern Africa

The five-minute video shows CIMMYT’s work in seed systems
development and promotion. The main aim of the seed fairs, held in Mutoko and Murewa districts in Mashonaland East Province, Zimbabwe, was to help smallholder farmers access information that would help them make informed decisions in coping with drought and climate change adaptation.

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NEW IMPROVED PIGEONPEA VARIETY

Photo credit: ICRISAT

Farmers conducting participatory variety selection in Lundazi district in Zambia (Inset) ICEAP 00554. Photo: ICRISAT

NEW IMPROVED PIGEONPEA VARIETY RELEASED IN ZAMBIA TO WITHSTAND CLIMATE CHANGE… 226 more words

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RECLAIMING DEGRADED LAND

Photo credit: ICRISAT

Women participants with their harvest from crops grown on reclaimed land Photo: S Abdoussalam, ICRISAT

WOMEN FARMERS DOUBLE INCOMES AND ENHANCE HOUSEHOLD NUTRITION BY RECLAIMING DEGRADED LAND… 255 more words

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