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Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
France
Honduras
United States of America
Nepal
Germany
Peru
United Kingdom
Canada
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Costa Rica
Niger
Eritrea
New Zealand
Rwanda
Morocco
Malaysia
Somalia
Italy
Tanzania
China
Kenya

FAO and the Global Mechanism of the UNCCD have joined efforts to prepare this discussion paper on sustainable financing for FLR. It provides an overview of existing funding sources and financial instruments that could be used and adapted specifically for the implementation of FLR efforts at the national, regional and global levels.

Conference Papers & Reports
December 2015
Northern Africa
Egypt
Morocco
Sudan
Tunisia
Eastern Africa
Burundi
Djibouti
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Kenya
Madagascar
Malawi
Mozambique
Rwanda
South Sudan
Tanzania
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Middle Africa
Angola
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Gabon
Southern Africa
Botswana
Lesotho
Namibia
South Africa
Eswatini
Western Africa
Benin
Burkina Faso
Ghana
Guinea
Côte d'Ivoire
Liberia
Mali
Mauritania
Niger
Nigeria
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Togo

Land degradation and desertification are among the biggest environmental challenges of our time. In the last 40 years, we lost nearly a third of the world’s arable farmland due to erosion, just as the number of people to be fed from it almost doubled. That’s why the UN General Assembly declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Burkina Faso
Estonia
Bangladesh
Brunei Darussalam
Burundi
Bulgaria
Eritrea
Botswana
Ecuador
Bolivia
Benin
Bahamas
Barbados

Basándose en datos más completos y fiables como nunca antes, y abarcando 234 países y territorios, la Evaluación de los recursos forestales mundiales 2015 da evidencia de signos esperanzadores del logro de una gestión forestal mejorada y de una disminución de la deforestación en todas las regiones del mundo.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2015
Burkina Faso
Nigeria
Mauritius
Kenya
Gambia
France
Australia
United Kingdom
Congo
Malawi
Eritrea
Rwanda
South Africa
Lesotho
Italy
Tanzania
Senegal
Africa

This edition of Nature & Faune journal will be a special Issue to mark the International Year of Soils. It is planned to be issued during the Conference of the African Soil Society taking place in Ouagadougou - Burkina Faso from 2nd to 10th December 2015.

Policy Papers & Briefs
December 2015
Eritrea
Africa

FAO’s full office in Eritrea became operational in 1995, when the field programme at the time was dedicated to recovery from the devastation caused by the protracted war of independence. The focus was on the reconstruction and rehabilitation of the agricultural sector and the resettlement of returning displaced people.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2015
Senegal
Mauritania
Mali
Burkina Faso
Algeria
Niger
Nigeria
Chad
Sudan
South Sudan
Eritrea
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Ethiopia
Africa
Western Africa

Drought is one of the major climatic hazards impacting on the various sectors including crop and livestock in the West African Sahel.

Journal Articles & Books
July 2015
Algeria
France
Nigeria
Australia
United Kingdom
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Malawi
Eritrea
Côte d'Ivoire
Rwanda
Liberia
South Africa
Italy
Tanzania
Central African Republic
Senegal
Cameroon
Ghana
Africa

This edition of the journal has set out to explore the theme " Forests and People: Investing in Africa’s Sustainable Future”. The academia, research, development community, civil society and individuals working in the forestry sector and related fields are contributing short articles to this edition of the journal.

Peer-reviewed publication
December 2014
Algeria
Sudan
Burkina Faso
Nigeria
Mauritania
Chad
Mali
Cameroon
Senegal
Central African Republic
South Sudan
Ethiopia
Niger
Eritrea
Africa

Crown diameter and tree density were measured in 52 communities in the Sudan-Sahel using satellite imagery to determine the relationships between rainfall and distance from community center to crown size diameter and tree density. As distance from the community center increased, tree density and crown diameter decreased.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2014
Senegal
Mauritania
Mali
Burkina Faso
Algeria
Niger
Nigeria
Chad
Sudan
South Sudan
Eritrea
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Ethiopia
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle Africa
Eastern Africa
Northern Africa
Southern Africa
Western Africa

In Africa, where most agriculture is rainfed, crop growth is limited by water availability. Rainfall variability during a growing season generally translates into variability in crop production.

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