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  • 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 […]