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September 06, 2016
Dr. Richard Thomas makes the business case for sustainable land management at the IUCN Congress in the language of the economics of land degradation.
August 23, 2016
A picture is worth a thousand words, but in our 2016 Photo contest the winning one will be worth $1000! Hurry, the deadline is October 7th!
August 19, 2016
The African Drought Conference takes off in Windhoek, Namibia
August 08, 2016
Countries in Central Asian Countries are embracing cultivation of the indigo plant as a way to rehabilitate degraded lands and improve wellbeing and livelihoods of rural communities.
August 02, 2016
With the international community setting out actions for implementing the new Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, our report shows that support for agricultural research in drylands remains critical as ever.
July 19, 2016
ELD brings us closer to achieving a dynamic equilibrium between man, land and land-based ecosystems.
July 15, 2016
Statement by Dr. Richard Thomas: "Minimal or lack of involvement of young people – and young women in particular - in important decision-making processes leads to youth disillusionment and results in loss of vital youth...
July 14, 2016
A photo story that calls for empowering the young in agriculture so they won’t have to leave home for a better life.