African Union and FAO Expand Great Green Wall Partnership
Associated Organization: AU, FAO
The African Union Commission (AUC) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) have launched a €41 million ‘Action Against Desertification' project that aims to support six African countries - Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, the Gambia, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal - with the large-scale restoration of production landscapes affected by desertification and land degradation. The project is funded under the 10th European Development Fund (EDF) programme of support to the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States.
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Themes: Agriculture, fisheries and food security, Crosscutting Issues, Energy, Forestry, Poverty and vulnerability, Water
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