Agadez, Niger – Since December 2018, migrants staying at UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) transit center have been undertaking training in sustainable agriculture.
In a move to achieve its green growth aspirations by 2050, Rwanda has placed a major focus on promoting project proposals that have a significant impact on curbing climate change while attracting private investment.
A community stabilization project recently launched by IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is giving 30 Nigeriens in Agadez reason to dream of a better future in their communities.
As global climate experts meet in Bonn this week to discuss how to take climate action forward, Zambia counts itself amongst the leaders as President Edgar Lungu officially launches the Plant a Million (PAM) trees Initiative. Read the full article
What is the Initiative on Sustainability, Stability and Security (3S) in Africa?
It is an inter-governmental initiative that works to address the underlying causes of instability and prevent the emerging threats linked to the depletion and mismanagement of natural resources leading to chaos.
By tackling conditions such as land degradation and scarcity, rural unemployment, insecurity of tenure and competition for resources in a joined up way, the 3S Initiative is adopting an innovative approach. The bold, innovative and ambitious approach has been widely acknowledged and welcomed by the international community.
At the First African Action Summit (Marrakesh, 16 November 2016), the Heads of State and Government launched the initiative and committed to accelerate its implementation building on their own resources and mobilizing multilateral and bilateral donors. See Declaration
The Migration Dialogue for West Africa (MIDWA) held in Abidjan in August 2016, the Agadir Commitment towards a Mediterranean Regional Initiative on Forest and Landscape Restoration adopted in March 2017 as well as the “Ouagadougou Call for Action on land-based jobs in Africa” launched on the 15th June 2017 all highlight African leadership.