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1/"If they recognise our knowledge, we must be at the tables making decisions about the future of our world”

Fantastic piece on Sahelian champion @hindououmar, discussing the vital role of Indigenous knowledge for community-led #climatesolutions…
2/"Ibrahim said it was vital to involve women in the process, not just to ensure their representation, but because of the knowledge they have" @McCoolingtons

Learn how we're championing women's expertise as cornerstones of the #GreatGreenWall movement >…
3/"I can’t talk about women’s rights without talking about community rights. I can’t talk about community rights without talking about the environment we live in and depend on” 🌱✊🏾

📸: @hindououmar with CEO @tomskirrowtrees & Policy & Advocacy Advisor @SchultzAnnie1 at #COP15
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At a press conference on the #GreatGreenWall in the #Sahel and #Sahara
Deputy Secretary-General of the @UN @AminaJMohammed says it is vital to complete the wall. "The #GreatGreenWall provides solutions to properly respond and recover from the current challenges." Image
The #GreatGreenWall is meant to tackle climate change, land degradation, and loss of biodiversity in the #Sahel and #Sahara from Senegal to Djibouti. 65% of African land is currently degraded. #ClimateChange #desertification
Close to 18 million hectares of land have been restored by the #GreatGreenWall. The target is 100 million hectares by 2030. In an update today, @UNCCD says 8,2 million hectares & $4.3 billion are needed to reach the goal.
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President @MBuhari writes in an opinion article in @sciam that @NigeriaGov is taking action — a tree-planting campaign for 25 million trees — against the ecological breakdown that drives conflicts.…
President @MBuhari’s @sciam article comes ahead of the project launch later this month by the National Youth Climate Innovation Hub – the organisation mobilising youth in the tree planting exercise.…
In tackling these challenges, @NigeriaGov believes it is essential to involve young people in the decision-making processes on climate action because, ultimately, it is their future that shall be affected.…
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"1/3 of our global food supply is pollinated by bees. Simply put, bees keep plants and crops alive."
🐝 If All The Bees In The World Die, Humans Will Not Survive:…
Deregulation and control of judiciary appointments: The core tactics at the heart of GOP anti-governance. Here's the latest in banking deregulation and it's corrosive effect on the living standards of us 99%:
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