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 ÔÇô covering more than 42 percent of ChinaÔÇÖs landmass. Continue Reading