Restoring degraded land in the Sahel
A workshop was conducted recently to identify areas for scaling up, by looking at the experiences and analyzing the causes of success and failure of the Restoration of Degraded Lands (RTD) program.
As part of the project “Restoration of Degraded Lands for Food Security and Poverty Reduction in East Africa and the Sahel: Taking successes in land restoration to scale”, ICRISAT Niger hosted the workshop.
The workshop brought together 23 participants and experts from OXFAM, the Family Farming Development Programme/International Fund for Agricultural Development, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique du Niger, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the project for Risk and Disasters Management in Niger and ICRISAT. A farmer, also an expert in natural regeneration management attended as a resource person.