• Testing mechanised seed planting and fertiliser micro-dosing in Sudan

    Through an exchange organised by the DCG, the technology of time-saving seed planting and micro-dose fertilising animal-drawn machines from Mali was introduced to Sudanese partners. Subsequently, two trials were conducted in Sudan, which showed similar reductions in labour and time. »

  • Improving food and livelihood security through livestock activities in the Ecofarm project

    “The simple techniques of the Ecofarm project, such as providing a salt lick stone for the animals, was only a small effort to make, but showed a large gain and made livestock an important source of income in my village” said Gamal Ishaq Abdellah, leader of the development committee in Faris village in North Kordofan in Sudan. »

  • UN Launches Decade-Long Efforts to Tackle Desertification

    The United Nations has launched the Decade for Deserts and the Fight against Desertification (2010-2020), an 11-year long effort to raise awareness and action to improve the protection and management of the world’s drylands, home to a third of the world’s population and which face serious economic and environmental threats. »