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Africa: A New Nature-Based Food and Land Use Economy

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“All my kids can go to school now, whereas before I might only have been able to send one” reports Balaynesh Kasa, a farmer in Debre Yakob Watershed, close to Bahir Dar town, in Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia, and mother to four children.

Balaynesh’s ability to grow and sell produce has increased over the last eight years as a result of a project implemented by Water and Land Resource Centre at Addis Ababa University, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) partner, that has restored degraded lands to increase its productivity. Through practices including soil and water conservation, fertility management, increased tree planting on farmland and irrigation techniques, she now boasts production

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