Building Resilience in Africa’s Drylands

Advancing participatory communication

Enabling community dialogue

Promoting gender equality

Raising farmer’s voice

The Regional Initiative - Building resilience in Africa's Drylands - aims to strengthen the resilience of African livelihoods to threats and crises. It builds on a wealth of experience accumulated over the past ten years and on current expertise and programmes across the agriculture, livestock, forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, nutrition and natural resources sectors.

The Regional Initiative provides opportunities for exchange of knowledge and innovations and nurtures existing effective resilience partnerships. By addressing the challenges of anticipating and preventing the impacts of severe droughts, other climate change extreme events, hazards and/or crises, it contributes to participatory sustainable development.

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