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Restoration in action against desertification: a manual for large-scale restoration to support rural communities' resilience in the Great Green Wall Programme

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Food and Agriculture Organization
Author:
Moctar Sacande, Marc Parfondry, Clara Cicatiello
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FAO

This publication supports land restoration processes, as part of the Great Green Wall Programme. It serves a dual purpose of consolidating biophysical operations as well as socio-economic assessments, and is built on five-year interventions and practical experiences gathered through the Action Against Desertification programme. The first part of the publication is a practical manual that describes how to implement an innovative approach to the large-scale restoration of degraded land for small-scale farming. This consists of combining enrichment planting of native woody and fodder grass species with the preparation of large-scale land areas for rainwater harvesting and soil permeability. The second part introduces a methodology for socio-economic assessments. The proposed approach is based on household surveys and can be used to monitor, evaluate and assess the socio-economic impacts of large-scale restoration interventions. Household surveys are not only used for impact assessment but can potentially serve to collect useful data needed to plan a restoration intervention.

Extent vii, 79p. ISBN 9789251319475
Size N/A Price £41.50
Format Paperback Published 30 May 2020
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