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Protecting land and livelihoods in Madagascar

This video shows the efforts of the GEF in Madagascar addressing the most pressing environmental needs related to the predominant tree cover loss (90 percent over the last 50 years) due to deforestation, followed by the subsequent erosion of soil, siltation in rice fields, resulting in a severe threat to biodiversity. It features three different projects managed by UN Environment, the World Bank and UNDP/SGP respectively.

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Could avocados save Nairobi’s water?

Two years ago, the single mother of four decided to set up a tree nursery on her farm in Makomboki, in a hilly area north of Nairobi known for its tea production.

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