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Video: A good news story for a deforested and degraded world: Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration

by Portal Web Editor last modified Nov 13, 2015 07:47 PM
Contributors: Tony Rinaudo, World Vision Australia
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Arguably one of the most successful land regeneration projects in the world, Farmer Managed Natural Regeneraton (FMNR), beginning in Niger during the 1980s, has revegetated three million hectares of arid land in that country alone - bringing back biodiversity in flora and fauna, increasing soil humus (and thus carbon) content, improving water retention and microclimates, and dramatically improving the health and viability of local communities. It is now practiced as well in Chad, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia and Mali.

 

 

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For More Information Contact:

Tony Rinaudo
Natural Resource Management Advisor,
Integration Team.
World Vision Australia.
tony.rinaudo@worldvision.com.au


Mike McGahuey
Environmental Management Advisor
USAID
mmcgahuey@usaid.gov

 
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