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The initiative thrives to protect the Mara ecosystem including the Maasai Mara game reserve by ensuring that the livelihoods of the community are key in sustainable water resources management.

Farmer’s Water-Bank is a native climate resilient tool to voluntarily lease water between local entrepreneurs having water-rights & willing-to-pay farmers, assuring budgeted supply of quality water.

The world needs to know Kalungas vanilla and understand how a slave descent community has the largest and one of the best vanilla in the world.

The Timbaktu Collective has transformed over 9000 acres of barren and degraded common land into a vibrant savannah grassland ecosystem through community-led ecological restoration and conservation.

The Tifnout Valley's collective approach to adaptation demonstrates the potential for scaling up the success of individual projects through coordinated efforts of local associations across a region.

The Tifnout Valley's collective approach to adaptation demonstrates the potential for scaling up the success of individual projects through coordinated efforts of local associations across a region.

Enhancing the resilience of the oasis agrobiodiversity and strengthening the local capacities to adapt to climate change through a strategy of natural resource and endemic species conservation.

Shashe project was formed for farmers to learn about issues of land regeneration, food sovereignty, seeds, soil and water conservation, organic farming, agroecology and integrated livestock management.

Shashe project was formed for farmers to learn about issues of land regeneration, food sovereignty, seeds, soil and water conservation, organic farming, agroecology and integrated livestock management.

LCED work with and support local disadvantaged communities in developing and implementing new and innovative ideas, in order to boost socio-economic growth and eradicate extreme poverty.

Project equip farmers with the technology (solar dryers) to efficiently dry their products, process and preserve it to meet the demands of the market, and generate more income for socio-economic empowerment.

To conduct capacity education to strengthen abilities of community farmers to adopt conservation, agricultural productivity, environmental management and marketing value chain development.

This aim of the project is to enhance the livelihoods of rural women farmers in 8 villages by building on literacy and agricultural farming skills and the establishment of a sustainable network of women farmers.

在干旱区“以绿养绿”,实现社区可持续发展。

An agroecology and seed peasant school formed by peasant movements, where farmers, women, and youth create and learn about ecological and socially just alternatives for autonomy in farming and food.

使命:致力于发扬民族文化的传承及草原自我修复。 定位:通过推动牧区合作化,实现草原生态保护、民族文化传承与牧区的可持续发展。 注于(1)牧区专业合作社的能力建设,以提升合作社的管理能力及业务水平对草原生态环境保护能力,;(2)总结“合作社”模式作为可持续草原经济模式的优势,摸索进一步推广的可能性和方式;(3)改善草场质量,增加草场的承载力与草原的生物多样性。

MyH2O水信息平台旨在通过培训科学可靠的测水团队及搭建水安全的可视化平台,增加饮用水安全问题及其信公开透明度,让公众了解身边的水质信息并参与到信息收集中,广泛提升水安全意识,并为有需求地区对接到净水解决方案。平台成功将测水团队发现水质问题、公众获得水质信息和净水组织解决问题三方链接,共同推动水安全。目前网络足迹已遍布23省的800多个村庄,与4家净水机构合作,共收集超过2000组数据。

措池村牧民从2002年开始自发组织开展野生动物保护,随后成立了野牦牛守望者协会,保护队伍不断扩大,成立了社区共管委员会,在全村范围内划定了野生动物保护小区(组)、成立了保护小组,恢复传统轮牧方式,实现草原可持续利用和野生动物全域保护。其创新的以牧民为主体的保护模式已经成为三江源国家公园试点的保护策略。

措池村牧民从2002年开始自发组织开展野生动物保护,随后成立了野牦牛守望者协会,保护队伍不断扩大,成立了社区共管委员会,在全村范围内划定了野生动物保护小区(组)、成立了保护小组,恢复传统轮牧方式,实现草原可持续利用和野生动物全域保护。其创新的以牧民为主体的保护模式已经成为三江源国家公园试点的保护策略。

措池村牧民从2002年开始自发组织开展野生动物保护,随后成立了野牦牛守望者协会,保护队伍不断扩大,成立了社区共管委员会,在全村范围内划定了野生动物保护小区(组)、成立了保护小组,恢复传统轮牧方式,实现草原可持续利用和野生动物全域保护。其创新的以牧民为主体的保护模式已经成为三江源国家公园试点的保护策略。