Agadez, Niger – Since December 2018, migrants staying at UN International Organization for Migration (IOM) transit center have been undertaking training in sustainable agriculture.
To reintegrate the returning migrants and create an alternative to migration for rural youth, The Republic of the Gambia recently submitted a project proposal to the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Impact Programme for USD 5.3 million funding under the UNCCD 3S Initiative in collaboration with The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD.
The Pact is intended to cover all dimensions of international migration through a comprehensive approach, said the Secretary of State for Sustainable Development, Ms. Nezha El Ouafi.
Spanish Prime minister Pedro Sanchez reaffirmed in Rabat his country’s determination to strengthen cooperation with Morocco in the fight against desertification as a root cause of migration.
Speech by His Excellency Roch Marc Christian KABORE, President of Burkina Faso On the occasion of the celebration of the World Day to Combat Desertification in Burkina Faso.