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How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • poverty
  • re-greening
  • restoration
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • degraded lands
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • poverty
  • re-greening
  • restoration
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Regreening Africa Could Help Stem the Tide of Migration

  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • re-greening
  • restoration
A smallholder farmer plants maize. Photo by CIMMYT/Flickr
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • re-greening
  • restoration
Insights

Restoration: It’s About More than Just the Trees

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
  • re-greening
Agroforestry in Indonesia's Lubuk Beringin village. Photo credit: Tri Saputro, Flickr
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • deforestation
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • New Perspectives on Restoration
  • re-greening
Insights

Improving Food Security in the Sahel Is Difficult, but Achievable

  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
  • water
A local farmer in Burkina Faso, Yacouba Sawadogo, innovates. Photo Credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
  • water
Insights

A New Strategy to Improve Water Quality—One Targeted Watershed at a Time

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
More than 15,000 streams, rivers, and lakes are too polluted with nutrient runoff to support wildlife, be enjoyed recreationally, or serve as a drinking water source. Photo credit: USDA
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • water
  • Water Quality
Multimedia

Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration: Success Stories from Burkina Faso

  • agriculture
  • Africa
  • re-greening
  • water
  • forest restoration
  • agriculture
  • Africa
  • re-greening
  • water
  • forest restoration
Insights

Farmer Innovation: Improving Africa’s Food Security through Land and Water Management

  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
Yacouba Sawadogo, a farmer, digs planting pits to restore degraded land. Photo credit: Chris Reij, WRI
  • creating a sustainable food future
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
Insights

Burkina Faso Farmers Lead the Way on Food Security and Climate Change Resilience

  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
  • adaptation
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Food
  • food security
  • re-greening
Initiatives
This website serves as an information portal about eutrophication—the over-enrichment of water by nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus—a leading threat to water quality around the world. Explore our interactive map and learn more.
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Learning from African Farmers: How “Re-greening” Boosts Food Security; Curbs Climate Change

  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • re-greening
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • agriculture
  • agroforestry
  • Climate
  • climate change
  • Food
  • food security
  • forest restoration
  • re-greening
Insights

Can Nutrient Trading Shrink the Gulf of Mexico's Dead Zone?

  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Dead fish resulting from toxins or oxygen depletion in Lake Binder, Iowa. Photo credit: Dr. Jennifer L. Graham, U.S. Geological Survey
  • eutrophication
  • hypoxia
  • nutrient pollution
  • nutrient trading
  • watersheds
Data

Coastal Eutrophic and Hypoxic Areas of Africa

  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution
  • oceans
  • water
  • hypoxia
  • Water Quality
  • nutrient pollution

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