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  • Regional Sahel Pastoralism Support Project

    On March 15-17, the Regional Sahel Pastoralism Support Project (PRAPS) held its first technical talks for actors involved in pastoralism in the Sahel mainly the countries, technical and financial partners. The talk’s theme was “Sustainable rangeland management in the Sahel: Strategies, practices, governance and promotion”. And the areas of interest were; managing and sharing the […]

  • Le NEPAD lance une initiative pour la résilience et la restauration des paysages d’Afrique

    PARIS, le 6 Décembre 2015 – L’Agence du NEPAD a lancé aujourd’hui l’Initiative africaine des paysages résilients (ARLI). Elle sera mise en œuvre à travers la restauration des forêts et des écosystèmes, la conservation de la biodiversité, l’agriculture intelligente, et la gestion des pâturages. La Banque mondiale et le World Resources Institute, en tant que partenaires principaux, soutiennent la mobilisation des ressources financières et techniques à partir de différentes sources pour concevoir et mettre en œuvre des stratégies spécifiques à chaque […]

  • NEPAD Launches Initiative for the Resilience and Restoration of African Landscapes

    PARIS, December 6, 2015 – The African Union New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) launched today the African Resilient Landscapes Initiative (ARLI). This initiative will be implemented through forest and ecosystem restoration, biodiversity conservation, climate smart agriculture, and rangeland management. The World Bank Group and World Resources Institute will, as main partners, support the mobilization […]

  • Africa addressing Climate Change through sustainable forest management

    PRESS RELEASE Africa addressing Climate Change through sustainable forest management. September 8, 2015 Continental leaders, senior government officials and international development agencies as well as private sector, farmer organisations and civil society gathered in Durban, South Africa on September 7th to 11th September 2015, putting a spotlight on forests and sustainable forestry management as an […]

  • 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. […]

  • Sustainable Agricultural Land Management Projects: Soil Carbon Monitoring

    Climate-smart agriculture enhances food security and climate change resilience while mitigating climate change through carbon sequestration. Sustainable agricultural land management practices (SALM) help realize this triple-win. The newly VCS approved SALM methodology bridges the gap in knowledge about accounting for soil carbon in such sustainable agricultural land management projects. This e-course, based on the new […]

  • APPLICATION FOR CONSULTANCY – Production of a short Radio Documentary

    NEPAD PLANNING AND COORDINATING AGENCY PROCUREMENT NOTICE ADVERTISEMENT Country: NEPAD Agency based in Midrand, South Africa Description of the assignment: Production of a short Radio Documentary on TerrAfrica Partnership Project name: TerrAfrica Partnership Procurement No:  NPCA/TerrAf-RADOC/01/2014 Period of services (if applicable): Six (6) Weeks Proposals for Tender Ref.No: NPCA/ TerrAf-RADOC /01/2014 should be submitted to: For electronic Submission: The […]

  • The NEPAD Climate Change Fund – English

    The NEPAD Climate Change Fund was established in 2014 by the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency with support from the Government of Germany. The Fund offers technical and financial assistance to AU member states, Regional Economic Communities (RECs) and institutions that meet the eligibility criteria and the clearly defined targeted areas of support of the […]

  • Celebrating Africa Environment /Wangari Maathai Day in Maseru, Lesotho

    Maseru, March 2014 – The community of Fika le Mohala on the outskirts of Maseru, Lesotho is to benefit from a Bee business brought by sustainable land management project in the area thanks to African Union, TerrAfrica, UNCCD, UNDP, FAO, UNEP and the Ministry of Forestry and Land Reclamation in Lesotho. Over 2 200 indigenous […]

  • Action4Climate video challenge by Connect4Climate

    Our Connect4Climate partnership has another climate communications competition dubbed Action4Climate, aimed at attracting “young aspiring filmmakers.” The competition is now open and accepting video entries from individuals or teams of less than 5 members from around the world. Participants have to be between 14 and 35 years of age. All eligible participants are welcome to […]

  • West Africa: 11 Million in Sahel Face Severe Food Insecurity

    All covers the still critical food insecurity in the Sahel Region. Since 2005, the region has faced three food shortage crises. The last one as recently as last year. “While before it would take one or two years to recover, now it’s longer for those people to recover. It’s difficult to restock cattle, for […]

  • Learning from African Farmers

    Chris Reij, at World Resources Institute, published a piece on the history of re-greening Africa’s drylands. Re-greening—a process where African farmers manage and protect trees that grow on their farms, rather than cutting them down—is already beginning to transform the continent’s drylands. Supporting and scaling up the low-tech process can not only increase crop yields […]

  • Environment gets 1% of Senegal’s 2013 budget

    Agence de Presse Africaine, 6/12/2013 Senegal is devoting 1 percent of its 2013 budget spending on a series of measures to facilitate more sustainable and environment-friendly protection initiatives in the country, Ali El Haidar, Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development (MEDD) said in Dakar on Tuesday.“In 2013, the government agreed to raise the budget of […]