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Kenya comes together to restore landscapes

Kenya comes together to restore landscapes

By Tengetile Zanele Mphila-Nguru Seeking national unity to restore the vast areas of degraded dryland, a unique coalition has formed.   ‘The President has committed the country to achieving 10% tree cover on all agricultural land,’ said Chief Administrative...

Kenya’s Bioenergy Strategy supported by World Agroforestry

Kenya’s Bioenergy Strategy supported by World Agroforestry

By Yvonne Baraza   The African nation is pushing ahead with an ambitious goal to optimize use of bioenergy, supported by World Agroforestry (ICRAF). Bioenergy is an important form of energy in Kenya, contributing 68% of the country’s final energy demand for...

Ethiopia’s ‘engagement landscape’: hope for the future

Ethiopia’s ‘engagement landscape’: hope for the future

By Eyob Getahun   The CIFOR-ICRAF team is establishing a site where focused efforts can be made to overcome the huge challenges posed by climate change. ‘The major challenges in restoring degraded land in Ethiopia are ensuring the required quality and quantity of...

Niger formally adopts farmer-managed natural regeneration

Niger formally adopts farmer-managed natural regeneration

By Gilberte Koffi and Patrick Worms   A farmer-managed natural regeneration pilot site after successful harvest in Niger. Photo: World Vision/ Abdourhamane Djibo   The African country is one of the first in the world to decree FMNR as a pathway to...

A new generation of environmental activists: meet Kaluki Paul Mutuku

A new generation of environmental activists: meet Kaluki Paul Mutuku

  Kaluki Paul Mutuku is a 26 year-old environmental activist born and raised in Kenya. Kaluki grew up in Machakos, a rural community in the Kenyan countryside, where he spent his childhood among nature. He recounts seizing every opportunity to go to the forest;...

World Vision Rwanda commits to plant over 7 million trees

World Vision Rwanda commits to plant over 7 million trees

By Jean de Dieu Nsabiman World Vision Rwanda through its partnership with the Regreening Africa and Forest Landscape Restoration projects has committed to plant a total of 7,695,300 trees throughout the 2020/21 tree planting season to address climate change and...

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