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  • Action4Climate video challenge by Connect4Climate

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    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 […]




  • Land for Life: Managing land sustainably for better livelihoods

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          Productive land is one of the world’s most valuable natural assets in banishing extreme poverty and creating shared prosperity. Yet land degradation—which leads to desertification and robs soil fertility—is steadily marching across large tracts of the globe, especially in Africa. This is now one of the most important environment and development issues […]




  • TerrAfrica at UNCCD COP 11 – For a Land-Degradation Neutral World

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    The TerrAfrica team participates in the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Conference of the Parties 11 in Namibia, September 16-27. The NEPAD and World Bank team worked together to deliver a program that emphasizes the strong linkages between the TerrAfrica partnership, the UNCCD agenda, the African Great Green Wall Initiative and the World Bank […]




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

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    All Africa.com 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 […]




  • 12th TAEC Meeting set for 22 Sept., 2013 – Namibia

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    12th TAEC Meeting, 22 September, 2013, Co-chaired by NPCA and World Bank Namibia  will  host  the  11th  Conference  of  Parties to  the  United  Nations  Convention  to Combat Desertification  (UNCCDCOP11) from  the 16-27th September 2013 at the Windhoek Country Club and Resort in the  capital. The Host Country Agreement  sets out the roles and responsibilities  of […]




  • Check out our latest publications

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    One of Terrafrica’s main business lines is knowledge management. As such, we have a built several portals to make it easier for you to access our knowledge base. We will be releasing a full suite of knowledge management tools in the near future, but for now, we invite you to check out our resources section […]




  • Learning from African Farmers

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    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

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    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 […]