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  • World Day to Combat Desertification

    June 17, 2017 Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso The World Day to Combat Desertification has been observed since 1995 to promote public awareness relating to international cooperation to combat desertification and the effects of drought. Read More




  • Global Restoration Council

    Date: TBD Bonn, Germany The Global Restoration Council aims to harness the collective wisdom, influence and energy of its members to catalyze and sustain. Read More 




  • G 20 Meeting

    July 7–8, 2017 Hamburg, Germany The G20 is the central forum for international cooperation on financial and economic issues. Read More




  • AMCEN

    August 23, 2017 Libreville, Gabon The Sixteenth Ordinary Session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN).




  • UNCCD COP 13

    September 4-15, 2017 Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China The thirteen session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 13), the sixteenth session of the Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC16), and the thirteenth session of the Committee on Science and Technology (CST13) will be held at Ordos International Convention and Exhibition […]




  • UNCCC COP 23

    November 6 – 17, 2017 Bonn, Germany The Bonn 2017 UN climate change conference is where governments will convene to discuss next steps after the 2015 Paris Agreement. Read More




  • Africa Environment and Wangari Maathai Day.

    March 1-3, 2017 The celebration of Wangari Maathai Day is in recognition of the work and life of the late Nobel Laureate, Professor Wangari Maathai, who dedicated her life to promoting environmental conservation and sustainable development in Africa. In January 2012, the African Union (AU) adopted a decision calling for the joint celebrations of the […]




  • TerrAfrica to bring strategic solutions to Cote d’Ivoire’s SLWM.

    On December 8 and 9, 2016 TerrAfrica Secretariat and it’s partners will launch a TerrAfrica SLWM platform in Côte d’Ivoire. The launch’s overall goal is to assist Côte d’Ivoire improve natural resource-based livelihoods by preventing and reversing land degradation by providing restoration opportunities in developing the country’s strategic investment framework. The team will participate in a series […]




  • AFR100 Regional Conference, 11-12 October 2016

    The NEPAD Agency and its partners (BMZ, WRI and World Bank) of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100) held the First Regional Conference of the AFR100 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two-day regional conference was graced by H.E Ato Kebede Yimam Dawd, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change of the Republic of […]




  • 15th TerrAfrica Executive Committee Meeting, 15-16 October, 2016

    The Fifteenth Session of the TerrAfrica Executive Committee (TAEC 15) was held at the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) Complex in Nairobi, Kenya, from 15-16 October 2016.  The meeting was the first following the adoption in December 2015 of a new five-year TerrAfrica business plan (2016-2020), which emphasizes a broader focus on landscapes approach to […]




  • TerrAfrica Communication Seminar

    TerrAfrica has been supporting several communication and information sharing initiatives, from which the necessity for greater coherence in communicating the Sustainable Land & Water Management (SLWM) and African landscapes messages across different sectors has been identified.  Consistency and harmonisation in communicating SLWM/TerrAfrica has emerged as key in fighting land degradation in Africa. On April 5-8, […]




  • TerrAfrica Events at the UNFCCC COP 21 in Paris

    TerrAfrica Executive Committee Meeting The twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) and the eleventh session of the Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) will take place from 30 November to 11 December 2015, in Paris, France. TerrAfrica will host its Executive Committee Meeting […]




  • Rio Conventions Pavilion Event: Informing Future Engagement for Scaling up Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Rio Conventions Pavilion Event: Informing Future Engagement for Scaling up Sustainable Land Management in Sub-Saharan Africa – Lessons from the Strategic Investment Programme (SIP). Launched in 2008, the Strategic Investment Program (SIP) for Sustainable Land Management (SLM) was the first high profile engagement on the global issue of land degradation in Sub-Saharan Africa. SIP was […]




  • World Forestry Congress: Resilient Landscapes through Sustainable Land Management

    Join NEPAD at a session on Resilient Landscapes through Sustainable Land Management Wednesday, Sept. 9, 12pm – 2pm The African Pavillon The TerrAfrica Partnership, led by the NEPAD Agency, has been in existence for the past 10 years now. Established to support efforts of African governments towards scaling up evidence based action on sustainable land […]




  • Press Release: 2015 World day to combat desertification

    Failing lands are eroding our security UN warns 17 June, Milan – Land degradation is a growing threat to global security, according to Ms. Monique Barbut, Executive Secretary of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification, who spoke today at the global observance of the World Day to Combat Desertification at the EXPO Milano, in Italy. […]