Ethiopia

Regreening Africa is building on excellent cases of land restoration from Maradi and Zinder regions of Niger where an estimated 5 million hectares have been restored.  To scale this up across the country and beyond, World Vision Niger is leading the project and also bringing together a cross-section of actors in development, research and government in the country.

KEY FACTS

Regreening Targets

40,000 Ha
90,000 households

Sites

Simiri
Ouallam
Hamdallaye

Partners

World Vision Niger

CARE Niger

ICRAF Sahel

Government departments (DDE, DDA, municipal councils, etc.)
Religious groups

Approaches to reversing land degradation

  • Direct, community-level interventions will focus on the mobilization of community members and technical partners, to build their capacity.
  • The project will create an attractive framework across agroforestry value chains
  • Communicate project success to policy makers to promote further investment in regreening activities

Project Sites

The project will target 40,000 households of smallholders farmers in Simiri, Ouallam and Hamdallaye.
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Expected Impacts

  • Project will reach 40,000 farm households and regreen 90,000 ha of land.
  • Producers are convinced of the benefits of evergreen agriculture.
  • The right to access and control land for women is improved.
  • Farmers participate in the development of agroforestry value chains.
  • Farmers have the right knowledge, skills and equipment.

1 CNEDD, 2005