A Green Light for Desert Farming Collaboration

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, Representatives gave a thumbs up to the Integrated Desert Farming Innovation Platform concept presented by CGIAR at a KIADPAI / CGIAR side-event on March...

Bringing dry land in the Sahel back to life

Millions of hectares of farmland are lost to the desert each year in Africa’s Sahel region, but the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is showing that traditional knowledge, combined with the latest technology, can turn arid ground back into fertile soil....

Climate Solutions to Prevent Security Crises

Climate and even land degradation is believed to be at the root of conflicts in Africa. In the Sahelian regions, where the advance of the desert remains worrying, some observers point to positive correlations between rising temperatures and the resurgence of...

Ethiopia deploys helicopters to spray new swarms of desert locusts

Home » » Ethiopia deploys helicopters to spray new swarms of desert locusts Ethiopia deploys helicopters to spray new swarms of desert locusts Ethiopia has deployed helicopters to spray new swarms of desert locusts that are eating crops and threatening the country’s...