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Restoration Of Rural Landscapes For Food Security

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Photo courtesy of the Global Water Partnership via Flickr
The Expert Group kick-started with the inception meeting on the 12th of June 2014 and set the timeline for the future activities. The ways to increase public awareness about land restoration were the main focus of this meeting.
Photo courtesy of P. Casier (CGIAR) via Flickr
The food security discourse has weak focus on the agro-pastoral systems typical for sub-Saharan drylands. These regions have 40% planetary land cover and host 1/3 of its population - often among the poorest. Much of these lands are degraded for food...