Second Annual AFR100 Partnership Conference

Second Annual AFR100 Partnership Conference: Niamey, Niger

The AFR100 Annual Partner Meeting will take place from September 26-27 in Niamey, Niger.

The meeting will bring together leadership from the Government of Niger, AFR100 focal points from 23 partner countries, restoration champions, private sector operators, and technical partners from around the world.

The Partner Meeting and associated events will:

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AFR100.org: Celebrating commitments to restore more than 75 million hectares of land across Africa

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This press release was prepared by the NEPAD Agency for the launch of these web pages on May 18, 2017. 

Johannesburg, May 18 – The African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) launched a new web platform today – AFR100.org – to celebrate and advance the efforts of 22 African countries that have committed to restore more than 75 million hectares of degraded and deforested land.

Forest and Landscape Investment Forum

Forest and Landscape Investment Forum: Kigali, Rwanda

More information about this two-day event running from Tuesday 16 to Wednesday 17 May 2017 can be found here.

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African Landscapes Dialogue

African Landscapes Dialogue: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

More information about this four-day event running from Monday 6 to Thursday 9 March 2017 can be found here.

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Produce knowledge to restore degraded natural resources

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[ADDIS ABABA] Generating sufficient scientific knowledge to restore degraded lands is critical in Africa because the continent largely depends on land and other natural resources for socioeconomic development, experts say.
 

AFR100 Regional Conference, 11-12 October 2016

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The NEPAD Agency and its partners (BMZ, WRI and World Bank) of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR 100) held the First Regional Conference of the AFR100 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two-day regional conference was graced by H.E Ato Kebede Yimam Dawd, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change of the Republic of Ethiopia and Ms. Wanjira Mathai co-chair of the Global Restoration Council.

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First Regional Conference of the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100)

AFR100 (the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative) is a country-led effort to restore 100 million hectares of deforested and degraded landscapes across Africa by 2030. AFR100 will accelerate restoration to enhance food security, increase climate change resilience and mitigation, and combat rural poverty.

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PRESS RELEASE: African Countries Launch AFR100 to Restore 100 Million Hectares of Land

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This blog was originally published by the World Resources Institute on December 5, 2015. Read the original here.

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