The UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) is accelerating commitments to restoring ecosystem in Africa, said an official on Tuesday.

This paper investigates the impacts of sustainable land management (SLM) on water security and poverty based on an evaluation of a watershed level SLM program promoted in Amhara regional state of Ethiopia.

Deb said that forest dwellers and people at large have faced problems to access forest resources due to soil erosion caused by massive degradation of forestlands.

UNEP and Ramsar launch the revised edition of Smoke on Water – Countering global threats from peatland loss & degradation. A Rapid Response Assessment. More than 180 countries have peatlands but we are only just starting to understand their role in both climate change and our efforts to curb it.

Soil and nutrients loss are among the major impediments to a stable and sustained agricultural development in Malawi.


In the last seven years (2011-2017), India has restored 9.8 million hectares of degraded land, with Government agencies playing a major role in the green initiative, restoring 95 per cent while the

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), on behalf of the Global Partnership on Forest and Landscape Restoration (GPFLR), has published a report titled, ‘Restoring Forests and Landscapes, the Key to Sustainable Future,’ which showcases the success of large-scale restoration of landscapes burdened by natural or man-made d

For Niger, the development of agriculture is essential to strategies to raise incomes and eradicate poverty in a sustainable manner, without further depleting its natural resource base.

This paper provides details of soil and water conservation (SWC) investments in Ethiopia over the past 20 years. It presents SWC practices and estimates the level of SWC investments in different regions. The paper focuses on four principal agricultural regions: Amhara, Oromia, SNNPR and Tigray.

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