How can the continent turn the tide to more sustainable pathways that ensure food and nutritional security, improved natural resource governance and conservation of biodiversity? Watch this video, as Dr. Susan Chomba, Regreening Africa Programme Manager, shares perspectives on moving from ivory towers of commitments to practical action.
Faced with an unstable security condition and an influx of refugees, the Regreening Africa programme is having to rethink its work.
Sub-Sahara Africa’s 70 percent food is produced by smallholder farmers, mostly the women who are vulnerable to harsh climatic conditions which affect crop production leading to food insecurity which has for decades caused death and malnutrition. With deforestation becoming a key contributor to the worsening climate crisis for farmers, efforts are underway to curb this.
The last quarter of the year 2019 was a time to fine-tune scientific & implementation strands, and perfect the agenda of restoring degraded ecosystems across 8 countries where the project is ongoing.
Regreening Africa team trained 16 farmers in videography in Kenya. Two lead farmers tell their regreening story.
By Manjulika Das The potential for eco-restoration in Africa is immense and notably so. Around two-thirds of the continent remains degraded with 700 million hectares of land in urgent need of restoration. Dr. Susan Chomba holds a Ph.D. in Forest Governance, and works...
The former conflict zone in Somalia is undergoing a renaissance through restoration of land that brings incomes, food security and hope.
Working together in eight countries in Africa is restoring hope, land and livelihoods for hundreds of thousands of people.