Boosting agricultural production to meet the food demands of growing and more prosperous populations increasingly comes with a cost to the ecosystems upon which human life more broadly depends.
Agricultural expansion is the greatest driver of the loss of nature and its biodiversity and ecosystem services worldwide.
Ethiopia has confirmed its commitment to restore its degraded lands to improve food security and biodiversity. Now, it’s looking to the private sector for support.
Many pastoralist communities in East Africa experience persistent poverty, social and political marginalisation, land degradation and conflict (although experiences vary widely both within and betw