Monthly Archives: August 2013

Re: The Enviromental-friendly Governor by DailyPost Nigeria

“Presenting the award to the Governor on Friday, the commissioner for Enviroment, Alhaji Hassan Aminami said the award which was given to Borno State on the 15th August, 2013 was in recognition of the state’s effort in fighting desertification and … Continue reading

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Changes in Climate Trends Impacting Livelihoods and Food Security in Sahel and West Africa | ThinktoSustain.com

Changes in Climate Trends Impacting Livelihoods and Food Security in Sahel and West Africa | ThinktoSustain.com. Related articles Changes in Climate Trends Impacting Livelihoods & Food Security in the Sahel and West Africa (Page 1 of 2) (drbausman.wordpress.com) UN officials … Continue reading

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Food security linked to peace in the Sahel – FAO Director-General / Famine in the region averted but more efforts needed | Database of Press Releases related to Africa – APO-Source

Food security linked to peace in the Sahel – FAO Director-General / Famine in the region averted but more efforts needed | Database of Press Releases related to Africa –APO-Source. “Investing in food security in the Sahel is also an … Continue reading

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The Green Wall of China, also known as the Three-North Forest Shelterbelt Program (The World of Chinese)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://www.theworldofchinese.com/2013/08/cracks-in-the-green-wall/ Cracks in the Green Wall By: Kaitlin Solimine It’s a typical spring scene in Beijing; northerly winds rattle windows, dust smatters roof tops, cars, and pedestrians. Walk outside and you’re bombarded with tiny sand particles…

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Nigeria releases two extra-early maturing white maize hybrids

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Developing a cassava-based livestock feed system in Africa

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
Cassava processing, a source of employment to Nigerian women (image: IITA) The government of Nigeria has initiated a ‘cassava transformation plan ‘to create a new generation of cassava farmers, oriented…

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IITA, FARA Reconfirm commitments to Boost Agriculture in Africa

Originally posted on Kalu Samuel's Blog:
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) has renewed their commitment at improving the agricultural sector in Africa while working towards scientific innovations in…

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