Sustainable land managementUnder SLMP, about 900,000 hectares of land are now being sustainably managed, benefitting some 2.5 million people. World Bank support for sustainable land management also includes the creation of green corridors – strips of continuous native vegetation that link restored landscapes with biodiversity hotspots and help restore watersheds where biodiversity can flourish. Photo: © Kaia Rose, Connect4Climate – World Bank GroupNew global framework for natureEfforts such as these in rural Ethiopia come as nature is under unprecedented pressure worldwide. The World Bank is also preparing a position paper on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people, which will be released later this year. Ensuring women’s inclusionEthiopian farmer Tadelech Kebede benefited from World Bank’s Sustainable Land Management Program (SLMP).
Source: Ethiopian News May 21, 2020 15:11 UTC