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Building BRIDGES between Turkey and Africa’s Great Green Wall

Publication to present project BRIDGES under the FAO-Turkish Forestry Partnership programme in support of efforts to combat land degradation and desertification in Eritrea, Mauritania and Sudan, contributing to Africa's Great Green Wall initiative.

Under the FAO-Turkish Forestry Partnership programme, the Turkish Ministry of Forests and Water Affairs (MFWA) is entrusting FAO with the development and implementation of a project called BRIDGES - Boosting Restoration, Income, Development, Generating Ecosystem Services.

BRIDGES contributes to the Great Green Wall initiative, Africa’s flagship programme aspiring to bring prosperity to the drylands of over 20 countries around the Sahara by responding to the challenges of deforestation, desertification, biodiversity loss, climate change, food insecurity.