Monthly Archives: August 2013

Tap dry land to stem food, water crisis

Africa’s deserts and range lands offer a wealth of opportunities, if harnessed, Dr Garrity told the African food secuurity conference in Nairobi

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Communities adapting to loss of forest ecosystem services — World Bank

For years, it has been a bit of conventional wisdom among researchers and development experts: The loss of ecosystem services, especially those provided by forests, will have a profound impact on the poor, as deforestation and forest degradation decrease human well-being.

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