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  1. Library Resource
    FAO
    Rapports et recherches
    janvier, 2020
    Afrique, Niger

    Au Niger comme dans tous les pays du Sahel, le pastoralisme fait face à des défis majeurs. La transhumance transfrontalière – pratique séculaire caractérisant le pastoralisme dans toute l’Afrique au sud du Sahara et dont les bienfaits ne sont plus à démontrer – est dangereusement menacée.

  2. Library Resource
    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 2020
    Afrique, Ghana

    The Lawra district of the Upper West region was selected as the case study. This study compared crop yields for FMNR and non-FMNR farmers. FMNR farmers are classified as having at least 8 trees per acre, with an average of 13 trees per acre (33 per ha) and a maximum of 40. Non-FMNR farmers are classified as having between 1 and 7 trees per acre, with an average of 5.Qualitative (focus group discussion) and quantitative (household survey) data were collected in April to May 2019. Over 500 households were interviewed in both CIKOD intervention communities and control sites.

  3. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 2020
    Niger, Afrique occidentale

    Key success factors
    There were several reasons for the success of the restoration initiative.
    • Implementation had the active participation of the local community; i.e., it was community- led restoration.
    • Restoration produced short- and long-term economic and environmental benefits.
    • It systematically included women, girls and youth in restoration activities.
    • The former village leader had the leadership capacity to mobilize the local community.

  4. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 2020
    Burkina Faso, Afrique occidentale

    Since the mid-1980s, the positive impacts of these simple, cost-efficient water harvesting techniques become clear, following their increasingly widespread adoption. Their use has allowed smallholders to reverse land degradation, improve soil fertility, sustainably increase crop production, achieve food security, and create more productive, diverse and resilient farming systems. At the same time, groundwater is recharged, improving access to drinking water for the entire year, and creating opportunities for irrigated vegetable gardening around wells.

  5. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 2020
    Kenya, Afrique occidentale

    As a farmer in northern Kenya, I came to understand the importance of dryland restoration. After moving to Kaijaido country in the south, I started an initiative to restore the land, increase food security and reduce poverty, supported by a grant from the East African Community with various activities supported by FAO and Yale University.

  6. Library Resource
    Rapports et recherches
    décembre, 2020
    Mali, Afrique occidentale

    The adoption of FMNR increased by 50% over 20 years; about 90% of all farmers now encourage natural regeneration on the land that they manage. The key to success is having local institutions that are respected and effective. The experience in Bankass shows that reforestation rates of at least 250 trees per hectare can be achieved by farmer managed natural regeneration on Sahelian agricultural lands, recreating an agroforestry parkland at a fraction of the cost of establishing conventional plantations.

  7. Library Resource
    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 2020
    Algérie, Soudan, Érythrée, Éthiopie, Soudan du Sud, Cameroun, République centrafricaine, Tchad, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritanie, Niger, Nigéria, Sénégal

    Drylands occupy more than 40% of the world’s land area and are home to some two billion people. This includes a disproportionate number of the world’s poorest people, who live in degraded and severely degraded landscapes. The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification states on its website that 12 million hectares are lost annually to desertification and drought, and that more than 1.5 billion people are directly dependent on land that is being degraded, leading to US$42 billion in lost earnings each year.

  8. Library Resource
    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 2020
    Global

    This study develops options for the German government to improve international soil governance in the short, medium and long term. The study first takes stock of existing international instruments and institutions that are relevant for soil protection and its governance at the international level. It as-sesses the actual and potential steering effect of, inter alia, the Desertification Convention, the Biodiversity Convention, the Paris Agreement and climate regime, regional treaties, FAO, UNEP, IPBES and IPCC.

  9. Library Resource
    Articles et Livres
    décembre, 2020
    Global

    Most commonly in drylands the salinity levels are always high and evenly dispersed due to this salinity levels the plant cultivated are usually tremendously affected. Normal plants cannot grow in soils with high salinity levels. In this book the authors would like to analyze the effects of human acticities on the salinity lebvels in drylands.

  10. Library Resource
    Articles et Livres
    juin, 2020
    Irlande

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