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31.08.2020

Launch of the AVACLIM project

The AVACLIM project was developed by Drynet member CARI in collaboration with Both ENDS, EMG and other members. Its full title is “Agroecology, ensuring food…

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31.08.2020

The Drynet Podcast Series: Good Food for a Better Normal

The Drynet podcast series “Good Food for a Better Normal” is a series of conversations with visionary experts from around the world, exploring some of…

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30.08.2020

UNCCD Science-Policy Interface launches a competition to design land-use planning software for Land Degradation Neutrality

This article is reproduced with thanks to the UNCCD, originally published here. Bonn, 20 July 2020 – An international technology competition to design software that…

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30.08.2020

Opportunities to contribute to the second edition of Global Land Outlook (GLO2)

The second edition of the Global Land Outlook (GLO2) is now under preparation and will be launched in 2021 at UNCCD COP15. It aims to…

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30.08.2020

Adaptative management of oases to fight against desertification

By Mathilde Bourjac (CARI) December 2019 marked the closing of a project on Adaptive Management of Maghreb Oases (GASSOM). The project was implemented by CARI…

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30.08.2020

UNCCD – Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention – CRIC19 expected to be out of intensive care early next year!

The UNCCD has announced that CRIC19, initially planned for 2020, is now scheduled to take place on 10-12 February 2021 at the World Conference Centre…

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28.08.2020

United Nations Convention to Combat Drought (UNCCD) appoints new Deputy Executive Secretary

In July the UNCCD Executive Secretary Ibrahim Thiaw announced that Dr Tina Birmpili of Greece has been appointed as the next Deputy Executive Secretary of…

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28.08.2020

Stakeholder consultation on integrating land tenure security to achieve land degradation neutrality

Under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, the first stakeholder consultation on Integrating land tenure security to achieve land degradation neutrality (LDN) took place virtually…

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28.08.2020

Youth get involved to fight for the future of their oases

By Mathilde Bourjac – CARI In North Africa, climate change and changes in land and water use are threatening the existence of oases. For thousands…

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28.08.2020

Representing civil society in the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)

The UNCCD ensures that the role of civil society in promoting sustainable land use is acknowledged and promoted. Various Articles of the UNCCD promote the…

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