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Journal Articles & Books
October 2023
Africa
Algeria

This article engages in a comprehensive examination of the intricate dynamics surrounding urban sprawl and land utilization within the peri-urban regions of significant Algerian municipalities, with a specific focus on the city of Oran. 

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Burkina Faso
Central African Republic
Cameroon
Algeria
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Sudan
Senegal
South Sudan
Chad

‘Over the past three decades hundreds of thousands of farmers in Burkina Faso and Niger, on the fringes of the Sahara Desert, have transformed large swathes of the region’s arid landscape into productive agricultural land, improving food security for about three million people. Once-denuded landscapes are now home to abundant trees, crops, and livestock.'

Journal Articles & Books
December 2020
Algeria
Sudan
Eritrea
Ethiopia
South Sudan
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal

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.

Peer-reviewed publication
August 2020
Central African Republic
Algeria
France
Norway
Romania
Vietnam
Asia
Europe

The importance of studying coastal areas is justified by their resources, ecosystem services, and key role played in socio-economic development. Coastal landscapes are subject to increasing demands and pressures, requiring in-depth analyses for finding appropriate tools or policies for a sustainable landscape management.

Peer-reviewed publication
June 2020
Algeria
Sudan
Eritrea
Ethiopia
South Sudan
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal

The Re-Greening of the West African Sahel has attracted great interdisciplinary interest since it was originally detected in the mid-2000s. Studies have investigated vegetation patterns at regional scales using a time series of coarse resolution remote sensing analyses. Fewer have attempted to explain the processes behind these patterns at local scales.

Peer-reviewed publication
May 2020
Algeria
Sudan
Eritrea
Ethiopia
South Sudan
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Burkina Faso
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal

Desertification is defined as land degradation occurring in the global drylands. It is one of the global problems targeted under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG 15). The aim of this article is to review the history of desertification and to evaluate the scientific evidence for desertification spread and severity.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2019
Burkina Faso
Central African Republic
Cameroon
Algeria
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Sudan
Senegal
South Sudan
Chad
Africa

The support plan for the Sahel is a regional approach to collectively address the root causes of disruptions such as poverty, migration and youth unemployment, climate change, insecurity, governance and institutional issues in the region.

Institutional & promotional materials
November 2019
Algeria
Morocco
Tunisia
Northern Africa

This is a presentation on the functionally context socio-ecological type (fCSET) approach to support out-scaling of agricultural innovation options, and empirical analysis across three Maghreb countries (Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco). As the result, distinguished fCSETs on rain-fed and grass/herbaceous-based land were defined, characterized and mapped.