Project Updates

Land Restoration in Africa: Practical Perspectives from the Regreening Africa Programme

Land Restoration in Africa: Practical Perspectives from the Regreening Africa Programme

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.

Could tree regeneration hold out hope for Africa’s vulnerable smallholder farmers?

Could tree regeneration hold out hope for Africa’s vulnerable smallholder farmers?

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.

2019 in review: A Trip Down Memory Lane…

2019 in review: A Trip Down Memory Lane…

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.

Global Landscapes Forum: UN Decade of Eco-restoration Interview Series

Global Landscapes Forum: UN Decade of Eco-restoration Interview Series

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...

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