Category Archives: Climate change

Drylands Research:..committed to understanding the linkages between policy strategies, long-term change, environmental management and rural livelihoods in semi-arid areas.

    Drylands Research is an informal consortium committed to understanding the linkages between policy strategies, long-term change, environmental management and rural livelihoods in semi-arid areas. It was established by Michael Mortimore and Mary Tiffen to carry out and co-ordinate … 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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Is The Great Green Wall The End Of The Line For Desertification? | Climate | The Earth Times

Is The Great Green Wall The End Of The Line For Desertification? | Climate | The Earth Times.

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Desertification a threat to Africa’s development | Africa Renewal Online

Desertification a threat to Africa’s development | Africa Renewal Online.  

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Allan Savory: “Agriculture is More Destructive than Coal Mining” | Big Picture Agriculture

Allan Savory: “Agriculture is More Destructive than Coal Mining” | Big Picture Agriculture.

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Sahel hunger crisis and the depletion of Nigerian buffer zone; a call to action

By Dr. B. A. Usman “The Sahel is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition, in Africa, between the Sahara desert to the north and the Sudanian Savanna to the south. Having a semi-arid climate, it stretches across the southernmost … Continue reading

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IRIN Africa | Curbing deadly bovine disease faces hurdles in Sahel | Burkina Faso | Gambia | Mali | Niger | Senegal | Chad | Food Security | Migration | Sahel Crisis

IRIN Africa | Curbing deadly bovine disease faces hurdles in Sahel | Burkina Faso | Gambia | Mali | Niger | Senegal | Chad | Food Security | Migration | Sahel Crisis.

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Desert Locust threat in the Sahel may worsen the state of food insecurity if Regional approach is not adopted..

Desert Locust threat in the Sahel (June-December 2012) “2012 THREAT. From May onwards, the Sahel in West Africa faced the most serious Desert Locust threat since 2005. More than 50 million people could be affected in Chad, Mali, Mauritania and … Continue reading

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SAHEL REGIONAL STRATEGY Mid-Year Review 2013

“FOCUS ON REGIONAL COHERENCE The 2013 Sahel Strategy provides a summary of humanitarian needs, as articulated in the consolidated appeals (CAPs) of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger and in the humanitarian strategies of Cameroon, The Gambia, Nigeria and Senegal. … Continue reading

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IRIN Africa | NIGER-CHAD: Is sustainable agriculture possible in the Sahel? | Niger | Chad | Education | Food Security | Governance | Health & Nutrition | Migration | Natural Disasters

IRIN Africa | NIGER-CHAD: Is sustainable agriculture possible in the Sahel? | Niger | Chad | Education | Food Security | Governance | Health & Nutrition | Migration | Natural Disasters.

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United Nations News Centre – FEATURE: African nations strive to stem desertification with a ‘Great Green Wall’

United Nations News Centre – FEATURE: African nations strive to stem desertification with a ‘Great Green Wall’.    

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