De­ser­ti­fi­ca­tion

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but to fight or flee.

Im­prov­ing yields and land pro­duc­tiv­ity will in­crease the food se­cu­rity and in­comes of land users land and the poor­est farm­ers.

This, in turn, could pre-empt un­nec­es­sary move­ments of peo­ple and fur­ther re­duce com­pe­ti­tion over scarce re­sources in de­grad­ing ar­eas.

Sus­tain­able land man­age­ment of­fers young peo­ple op­por­tu­ni­ties for in­come gen­er­a­tion in sec­tors such as agri­cul­ture, food pro­cess­ing and tourism amongst oth­ers.

#2017WDCD will look at spe­cific ways lo­cal com­mu­ni­ties can build re­silience against cur­rent mul­ti­ple de­vel­op­ment chal­lenges through sus­tain­able land man­age­ment prac­tices.

This day should re­mind ev­ery­one of the land’s im­por­tant role in pro­duc­ing food, wa­ter and gen­er­at­ing lo­cal em­ploy­ment.

The global ob­ser­vance of #2017WDCD will be on 15 June in Oua­gadougou, Burk­ina Faso.

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