The African green wall (FAO)

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http://www.fao.org/resources/photos/building-the-african-wall-piece-by-piece/en/

Building the African green wall, piece by piece

Endorsed in 2007 by African Heads of State and Government, the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (Project GCP/INT/120/EC) aims to tackle the detrimental social, economic and environmental impact of land degradation and desertification in the Sahelo-Saharan region. The initiative supports local communities in the sustainable management and use of forests, rangelands and other natural resources in drylands.  It also seeks to contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation, as well improve the food security and livelihoods of the people in the Sahel and the Sahara.

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About Dr. B. A. USMAN

I started as a field Veterinary officer with the Borno State Ministry of Agriculture and later joined College of Agric, maiduguri as a lecture & a researcher in the Department of Animal Health & Production. I was appointed the Provost of the College In 2003. 2007 I was appointed Hon. Commissioner & Member Borno State Executive Council and later appointed Permanent Secretary with the Borno State Civil Service in 2009. I was the National Facilitator Animal Health, National Programme For Food Security of the Federal Ministry of Agric & Rural Development, Abuja. I'm currently the Director, Veterinary Medicine & Allied Products (VMAP) NAFDAC, Nigeria. I engaged myself in various aspects of the veterinary profession. I'm a practicing Veterinarian & Strong Advocate of #SDGs most especially #SDGs 1, 2, 4 & 5 I founded Sril Group Ltd.
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  1. Pingback: 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 | Sahel Green Food

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