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Tony Rinaudo: Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration: a personal journey #BeatingFamine

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The 'discovery' of FMNR in Niger, what it is and how it radically changed the dynamics of anti-desertification and food security approaches

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Tony Rinaudo: Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration: a personal journey #BeatingFamine

  1. 1. Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration:a personal journey
  2. 2. REFORESTATIONWITHOUT PLANTINGTREES?
  3. 3. Niger – denuded farmland. Note – even herethere are tree stumps -
  4. 4. FMNR Definition: systematic regenerationof trees from living tree stumps, roots andseeds.1. Select desired tree stumps.2. For each stump, choose number of (tallest andstraightest) stems to leave.3. Remove unwanted stems and side branches.4. Remove emerging new stems and prune sidebranches from time to time.
  5. 5. 1. Select desiredtree stumps.
  6. 6. 2. For each stump,choose number ofstems to leave.
  7. 7. 3. Remove unwanted stems and side branches.4. Remove emerging new stems and prune side branches from time to time.
  8. 8. “This gift of FMNRis from the AlmightyGod and thereforeanywhere you visityou bring life andjoy”.- Chief of Yameriga,Yamdaan Zimbil Longmoare.
  9. 9. Thankyou

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