Event

Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative

This side event to the 3rd World Forest Week will be an opportunity to: present the outcomes and results of the Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI) African Union (AU) Commission projects supported by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO), the EU and the Global Mechanism-UN Convention to Combat Desertification (GM-UNCCD) in 13 countries; and showcase the use of landscape and inter-sectoral approaches and partnerships to support the effective planning and implementation of the GGWSI.  

date: 24 September 2012   venue: FAO headquarters   location: Rome, Italy   contact: Francois Tapsoba   e-mail: francois_tapsoba@yahoo.fr   www: http://www.fao.org/climatechange/en/