Tree after tree, we are planting a future - Local men and women at a reforestation site at Wildlife Works' Kasigau Corridor REDD+ Project, Kenya. Lisa Christine, Wildlife Works Kenya
Examples of land degradation and erosion (mostly Baringo lowlands); successful, and locally managed/sustained rehabilitated pasture fields (including inside and outside); and a few examples of income generated from pasture fields (livestock fattening and care, including by women, and hay baling). Copyright RAE
In memoriam ofDr. Venanzio Vallerani, ItalyDedicating his life to helpingfarmers in arid environments,Dr. Vallerani pioneered theVallerani system, a method ofland cultivation that uses aspecial tractor.
World Vision AustraliaBy popularizing the concept of Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR), World Vision haschanged how thousands of farmers manage their land around the world, helping them cultivateburied root systems in degraded landscapes, over time restoring productivity.
Abellon Clean Energy, IndiaAbellon employs women and landless farmers to practiceorganic agriculture under the shade of solar panels.
The Biovision Foundation in Switzerland helps farmers in East Africa increase crop outputs andenhance soil fertility. They also supports medicinal plant-based enterprises and communicationinitiatives.
Ms. Bilha Givon, IsraelWorking in one of the mostdegraded environments in Israel,Ms. Givon has dedicated her lifeto environmental conservation inthe Negev Desert, initiating thefirst green-certified town inIsrael, and responsibilitydialogues between industry andthe local community.
DeCo! Ghana: A social enterprise working in the savanna regions, DeCo! composts organicwaste and sells it at a low-cost to farmers, enhancing crop yields and offering an alternative togovernment subsidized chemical fertilizer.
Liga para a Protecção daNatureza (LPN) Portugalsupports farmers to continuetraditional steppe farming,practices which support theecosystems of 30,000 hectaresof habitat for endangeredmigratory birds.
EcoAgriculture Partners, United StatesThough developing practical tools, providing trainings and conducting research,EcoAgriculture Partners acts as a global thought leader in the field of sustainableland management.
Royal Botanic Garden, JordanIn 2007, the Royal Botanic Garden decidedto conserve a new area, building a fencearound the 200-ha site. But every night theBedouin herders would sneak across inand graze their animals. So the RBGintroduced a program of managed grazing,allowing grazing at certain times, butgiving the land a needed respite.
The Savory Institute, Zimbabwe/USAThe Savory Institute is creating a global network of 100 locally-led hubs to provide training,consulting and implementation support for land managers, particularly in grazelands.