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29.04.2022

CBD Geneva Negotiations

By Ana Di Pangracio, environmental lawyer. She works at FARN, a Drynet member. From March 14 to 29 in Geneva, Switzerland, the Convention on Biological…

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19.04.2022

Iran’s Nature Lost a Loving and Kind Mother!

Dr. Khadija Catherine Razavi passed away on April 15 2022. Defenders of the environment, nature conservation and indigenous and local communities of Iran, have lost…

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28.06.2021

Organic wild rooibos in South Africa’s dryland “South Africa is the home of rooibos, an ancient, health giving herbal infusion, discovered thousands of years ago…

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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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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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