Ecological Restoration

14.06.2018

30 anos por el Manejo Forestal Comunitario

This article looks at developments during the last 30 years at the Manejo Communal Forest in Peru, where AIDER has been active. Initiatives are centred on…

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PROBIOMABolivia 15.10.2015 Ecosystem: arid (high altitude)

Native Windbreaks in the Bolivian Altiplano Control of desertification caused by Quinoa

Category: ecological restoration – The Southern Altiplano of Bolivia is one of the world’s harshest environments. Situated at over 3.500 metres above sea level, with a cold a dry climate, it is one of Bolivia’s desertification hotspots, with high levels of land degradation and poverty. At the same time, the region has a rich biodiversity, and…

Uzbekistan 12.10.2015 Ecosystem: Mountainous, Semi-arid

Establishment of the Nuratau-Kyzylkum Biosphere Reserve as a model for biodiversity conservation – Uzbekistan

Summary Uzbekistan – Nuratau-Kyzylkum Biosphere Reserve as a model for biodiversity conservation Background Story Introduction Desertification is a result of many factors; the development of…

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Iran 10.10.2015 Ecosystem: Dryland

Participatory afforestation for carbon sequestration in Drylands – Iran

Summary The project has been designed to demonstrate that desertified rangelands can be cost-effectively reclaimed by, and for the benefit of, local people and that…

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Turkey 05.10.2015 Ecosystem: Dry Climate

The Kop and Burnazdere Microcatchments in Bayburt region – Turkey

Erosion control, natural resources management and rural development in Bayburt Region Summary Erosion and desertification are global problems. The Destruction of vegetation and soil are…

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