Posted on 22 November 2010 by admin
Farmers are rapidly reforesting the Humbo plateau, thanks to carbon finance. Credit: WorldVision.
By Omer Redi*
ADDIS ABABA, Nov 22, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – It has been decades since the people of the Humbo Woreda have been self-sufficient in food. A Clean Development Mechanism project – Ethiopia’s first – is restoring the environment and sustaining livelihoods along with it. Continue Reading
Posted on 23 September 2010 by admin
By Mitch Moxley *
BEIJING, Sep 23, 2010 (IPS/TerraVIva) – Dubbed “The Great Green Wall,” a human-made ecological barrier designed to stop rapidly encroaching deserts and combat climate change is coming up across China. By 2050, the artificial forest is to stretch 400 million hectares â€“ covering more than 42 percent of Chinaâ€™s landmass. Continue Reading