News

"Regreening Africa": Meeting of the Steering Committee in Brussels

From 14th to 15th November the EU invited the Steering Committee of the “Reversing Land Degradation in Africa by Scaling-up EverGreen Agriculture” project to Brussels for a joint workshop.

“Regreening Africa”: First Dissemination workshops

The first dissemination workshops within the “Regreening Africa” Project are taking place in Senegal, Niger and Ghana

ELD Campus launched

Finally, our ELD Campus is ready and launched. As the centerpiece of the Knowledge Hub it provides a variety of tools and methodological approaches, jointly developed with our network of partners.

 

ELD Ambassadors at ESP Hannover and visit in Bonn

In late October, our ELD Ambassadors made their way to Germany to attend the ESP World Conference in Hanover and to visit the ELD Secretariat and GIZ in Bonn.

ELD Initiative at UNCCD COP14 September 2 -13, 2019

ELD Initiative will co-host and participate in several side events at the 14th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (COP14), 2–13 September 2019.

Upcoming ESP wolrd conference in Hannover

ELD Initiative will attend the 10th ESP World Conference from 21st to 25th October in Hannover. Our team will present the Initiative´s current work and invite to a session on how the network can create sustainable policy impacts.

ELD Initiative is looking for peer reviewers

ELD Initiative is looking for peer reviewers, who would like to review our latest scientific reports on the economics of land degradation and restoration in West and East Africa.

June 2019: ESP regional conference in Togo

ELD Initiative attended the ESP regional conference Africa 2019 in Togo together with five of our ambassadors and our partners from University of Leeds. They presented ELD Initiative’s focus of work in the context of the Regreening Africa Project.

ELD in Nairobi

In July, an ELD network meeting took place in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss the progress within the EU-BMZ-funded project #RegreenAfrica as well as next steps for the Initiative in general and future engagements.

ELD Team Workshop

In the middle of January, members of the ELD Initiative came together for a three-day workshop at the ELD Secretariat in Bonn, Germany, to discuss the activities for the upcoming months.