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A global initiative, giving future to drylands.

Today 70% of the victims of serious and permanent undernourishment – an estimated 600 million people – live in semi-arid and arid ecosystems or “drylands”. Examples of drylands are deserts, grasslands and savannahs, which currently cover 41% of the global land area. Natural resources, cultivation and livestock-rearing remain centrally important to the economies and livelihoods of the majority of people who live in drylands.

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16.08.2018

Web campaign to combat land degradation

WEB CAMPAIGN: #NOSVIESUNETERRE (We live on one planet!) https://www.nosviesuneterre.org/ This campaign aims to show the general public and authorities that people are not indifferent the…

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16.08.2018

Music bringing hope to the Sahel

Music is a new way being used to raise awareness about sustainable land management in the Sahel. The Sahel Desertification Network recently collaborated with three…

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28.11.2017

Drynet in Bonn (UNFCCC COP 23)

Drynet was well represented during COP 23 and some of our Board members was in attendance. More feedback from COP 23 will be available soon….

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