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AVACLIM

AVACLIM: Agroecology, ensuring food security and sustainable livelihood while mitigating climate change and restoring land in dryland regions

Project objective:

The project is implemented in 7 countries (Brazil, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, India, Morocco, Senegal, South Africa) to contribute to the development of Agroecology in dry areas.

The goal of the project:

To enable stakeholders to develop, apply and sustain agroecological approaches in drylands as a means to reduce the growth of greenhouse gas emission in the atmosphere and sustain the productivity of agroecosystems in support of food security and agricultural livelihoods indicators.

Aims of the project:

T strengthen the sharing of knowledge gained by practitioners in the field, evaluate agroecological initiatives, and implement advocacy based on this scientifically validated assessment and aimed at national and international policy institutions.

COMPONENTS OF THE PROJECT:

Component 1:

  • Create and strengthen partnerships for sharing experiences and building the capacities of agroecology actors at the territorial and local levels.
  • Evaluate existing initiatives according to a scientific approach and generate knowledge on the socio-economic and agro-environmental impacts of agroecological initiatives, as well as on the factors of success of these initiatives.
  • Co-construct and collectively advocate supporting national and international institutions in adopting policies in favor of agroecology.
  • Implement internal communication supporting the implementation of the project between stakeholders and external stakeholders for information on the project and dissemination of results nationally and internationally.

Component 2:

  • Evaluate existing initiatives according to a scientific approach and generate knowledge on the socio-economic and agro-environmental impacts of agroecological initiatives, as well as on the factors of success of these initiatives.

Component 3:

  • Co-construct and collectively advocate supporting national and international institutions in adopting policies in favor of agroecology.

Component 4:

  • Implement internal communication supporting the implementation of the project between stakeholders and external stakeholders for information on the project and dissemination of results nationally and internationally.