3-2. Out of forest area

15. Countermeasures for soil degradation in arid and semi-arid regions

1. Approach’s Outline and Features This approach involves pilot activities in which forest officers and villagers learn techniques to address poverty issues in areas with significant deforestation and soil degradation, then work to control land degradation and promote effective land use. The approach comprises the following two pillars:The residents of each village must take the initiative to tackle soil degradation state-wide. Accordingly, the approach identified useful and applicable technique...
3-5. Wetland area

20. Participatory wetland management improvement through income sources diversification

1. Approach’s Outline and Features To balance efforts to improve livelihoods and conserve mangrove ecosystems, a village activity package combining income-boosting and conservation activities, such as afforestation and firewood reduction, was established as an initiative which the residents themselves could manage. While implementing the approach, spontaneous organizational change unfolded in one village and a young man with a vision to jointly manage local natural resources with surrounding vil...
4-2. Securing funding

30. Support for Access to Finance through Guiding, Facilitating and Matching Assistance under a Regional Cooperation Framework

-African Initiative for Combating Desertification - 1. Approach’s Outline and Feature This approach involves supporting concerned countries for access to finance by guiding, facilitating and matching assistance but not direct financing under a regional cooperation framework. The approach was organized through trial and error within the framework of the African Initiative for Combating Desertification to Strengthen Resilience to Climate Change in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa (AI-CD), in which...