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An intentional activity aimed at recovering degraded land

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Photo James Wakibia
25 June 2023
Kenya

In Kenya, the Mau forest is the ancestral home of an indigenous community called the Ogiek people. The Ogiek community comprises 20,000 members, about 15,000 of whom inhabit the greater Mau Forest Complex, a land mass of about 400,000 hectares. 

Panama Forest,Photo Credits:The UN-REDD Programme, Sonia Gonzalez
6 May 2022
Panama

COLÓN, Panamá — Hace aproximadamente 3 millones de años, salió del océano una masa terrestre y creó un istmo que conectó lo que ahora se conoce como América del Norte y del Sur. Hoy en día, el centro de ese puente de tierra es el país de Panamá, el cual presume de tener más diversidad de aves que cualquier otro país de América Central, pero cuyas selvas tropicales están sufriendo el impacto de la urbanización y la cría de ganado, lo que resulta en deforestación y contaminación del agua potable.

Depleted land needs more water, which is already insufficient across much of Central Asia
8 March 2023
Central Asia
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyzstan
Tajikistan
Uzbekistan

Farmland and pastures across Central Asia are far less productive after decades of monocropping

Forest
16 September 2021
Gambia

Towards the restoration of the ecosystem, the National Environment Agency (NEA) in collaboration with its GEF6 project has embarked on a mass community-tree planting exercise within the project implementation community of Kolley Kunda village, Sami District, CRR.

19 September 2022
Thailand

Thailand: Climate change strategy gives too much power to big corporations at the expense of local communities.

21 April 2022
Africa
Mali

Situated on the southern edge of the Sahara Desert, Koulikoro, Mali is on the frontlines of a slow-moving environmental and humanitarian crisis. Extreme temperatures, extended periods of drought, and desertification are making it increasingly more difficult for farmers like Sitan Camara to make a living on their land.

23 May 2022
Global

Gender equality is a key entry-point for Sustainable Land Management (SLM) and UNCCD together with WOCAT are working to improve gender-responsiveness of SLM practices.


15 April 2022
Malaysia
  • Critics of a government plantation scheme have slammed the program following revelations that only a fraction of forest reserves cleared for plantations over the past decade have actually been replanted.

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Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER )

HEKS champions the cause of a more humane and just world and a life in dignity. Internationally, HEKS/EPER focuses on rural community development, humanitarian aid and inter-church cooperation. 

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