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FBLN Newsflash May 2022

Dear readers,Welcome to the May 2022 Newsflash of the Flood-based Livelihoods Network. This time we have some exiting events to share with you and some interesting new resources that have been developed within the network. We trust these will be of benefit to you and will inspire you to work on improving the lives of
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Library additions

The library has recently been updated with a number of resources, including the 2019 WOCAT publication on ‘Sustainable rangeland management in Sub-Saharan Africa’. Access the library and other resources through the resources page.
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Official Green Roads for Water Guidelines Launched Ahead of COP-26

New Guidelines and COP26 The images of floods, water shortages and forest fires are fresh in our minds. Climate change is a reality that we can no longer ignore or wish away. There is an urgent need for game changers, that create climate resilience and mitigation at massive scale. The eyes here are very much
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Innovation for botanical rodenticide awarded the prestigious Olam Prize on food security

The 2021 Olam Food Prize has been awarded to the Green Rodent Consortium, consisting of MetaMeta Research (the Netherlands) and Ethiopian partners. The consortium developed and implemented a highly effective botanical rodenticide, which significantly helps controlling rats and mice to protect crop yield in Africa. Rodents are a major but largely forgotten problem for agriculture
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National workshop organised by FBLN Malawi

Last Friday, September 1st, the FBLN Malawi chapter has organised a national workshop on rainwater harvesting and flood-based farming, in the capital Lilongwe. Being the first of its kind in the country, the meeting served as a platform to raise awareness on flood-based farming and its potential to boost income, food security and climate change
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Newsletter August 28, 2017

Please join us in a free, open webinar on microclimate and microbiology Successful completion of international training in flood-based farming systemsThe 5th edition of the international course ‘Watershed Management and Flood-Based Farming Systems in the Horn of Africa’ was successfully concluded at Mekelle University on August 17th. Thanks to the financial support of GIZ, 33 participants
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