On 29–30 August 2018, the Rangelands Initiative of the International Land Coalition will host a discussion forum on rangelands at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) to explore what the landscape approach can look like in rangelands, and how it can effectively contribute to the pursuit of global mechanisms and initiatives for sustainable landscapes.
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Climate change and its associated global warming, represents one of the greatest challenges on the planet today. It is also one of the most serious threats faced by millions of Africa’s farmers. Agricultural activities including both livestock and crop production, account for approximately 14% of global greenhouse gases (GHG) that are…
Policymakers, development actors and representatives of government and the private sector met on 10 July 2018 in Ethiopia for a policy dialogue that delivered a clear roadmap for the scale of index-based livestock insurance in the country. via It’s all systems go for the scaling up of index-based livestock insurance in Ethiopia — Index-Based Livestock Insurance
Farmer feedback workshops carried out in Nandi and Bomet counties in Kenya addressed various challenges faced by dairy smallholders. Based on results from previous data collected, training sessions on various aspects of dairy farming were delivered.
Researchers analysed and quantified the potential food security impact of boosting a set of sustainable intensification options in Burkina Faso to better identify which technologies would fit the characteristics of specific households.
The members of the county executive committees agreed to create a ‘sector forum on lands’ to coordinate, harmonize and move county spatial planning processes and projects forward in cost-effective and productive ways.