UNEP has stood side by side with CIFOR and ICRAF as an intellectual partner, implementing partner, and source of funds for many years. There have been many joint efforts. One collaboration particularly stands out. In 2012 UNEP and ICRAF published the Sahel Atlas of Changing Landscapes: Tracing trends and variations in vegetation cover and soil […]
Any organization concerned with the rural domain in Côte d’Ivoire quickly teams up with the Agence Nationale d’Appui au Développement Rural. ANADER is the West African state’s extension service. It rapidly perceives the role of the Conseil du Café Cacao or CCC too. Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s biggest exporter of cocoa beans, paste and […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has created greater awareness about the interconnectedness and fragility of our natural ecosystems. Natural capital such as forests, soils, water, and air are cornerstones of healthy ecosystems upon which food security, nutrition, human and animal health depend. To address the global challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss, broken food systems, deforestation and […]
Natural resource decline is a global issue, and restoration is a strong focus of the strategy for ACIAR’s forestry research program from 2021-2025. In Vietnam, especially in the northwest region, soil erosion and forest loss are growing concerns of the government and farmers. Therefore, in our ACIAR 10-year strategy in Vietnam, we aim to improve […]
Why is GCF investing in EBA and restoration and how does this investment in the research and practical solutions help to advance restoration initiatives? What next steps are necessary to accelerate efforts on restoration?