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South Africa: The 7th Biennial National Landcare Conference

Contributed by: Douglas Bwire   The importance of Landcare in making a difference towards achieving land degradation and neutrality was a key topic at the recent 7th Biennial Landcare Conference in Kimberly, South Africa. Held 3–6 October, the meeting was convened by the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in collaboration with the Northern […]

Southern Africa: Solwezi, Zambia Landcare Masterclass a great success

Contributed by: Mieke Bourne   In early December 2016, 43 participants and trainers came together in Solwezi, Zambia for the third African Landcare Masterclass.   Masterclass participants and trainers in Solwezi, Zambia       Participants were drawn from local farmer groups as well as extension and development staff in the district, while Landcare practitioners […]

Landcare work is growing and regionalising

Contributed by: Dennis Garrity   We have a lot of Landcare developments to share with you in this edition of our online newsletter. Australian Landcare has now celebrated its 30th year of work and inspiration. The world’s original landcare movement has matured, and we hope that at this turning point in its history, it will […]

Australia: Landcare Turning 30! The National Landcare Conference

Contributed by: Clinton Muller   Marking 30 years of community-led leadership in sustainable land management in Victoria through Landcare, the Australian Landcare movement reflected on the success of the past and opportunities for the future at the National Landcare Conference. Held in Melbourne in late September, 2016, this year’s conference brought together hundreds of Landcarers […]

Zambia: Sustainable alternatives to address a worrying trend

Contributed by: Kamwania Jafari   Nalolo District in the western province of Zambia is a dry and sandy area where people face challenges of food security due to prolonged drought and accessibility to clean and safe water inputs for agriculture. The rural residents have very limited access to service delivery and have not been involved in […]

Uganda: Restoration through agroforestry

Contributed by: Fred Ahimbisibwe    Uganda is grappling with alarming rates of degradation as a result of increased pressure from human and livestock population and the mismanagement of natural resources. The Australian Master Tree Growers (MTG) has introduced two agroforestry networks in Ntungamo (Ntungamo Agroforestry Network – NAN) and Kabale (Kabale Agroforestry Network – KAN) […]

Uganda: Building a national platform for Landcare stewardship

Contributed by: Mathias Wakulira, Fancis Byekwaso & Joy Tukahirwa  – Uganda Landcare Network   Since its inception in 2014, the Uganda Landcare Network (ULN) has enjoyed numerous successes. By coordinating its efforts among Landcare chapters at district and community levels it has provided a common voice for the promotion of Sustainable Land Management (SLM) technologies. You’ll […]

Europe: Landcare Exchange Visits

Contributed by: Marie Kaerlein   The interconnection between landcare, rural development and local products was the focus of four exchange visits that were organized by Landcare Germany (DVL) this year. Twenty-eight participants from Landcare Associations and DVL visited European partners in Spain, Slovenia, Sweden and Scotland, courtesy of funding by the ERASMUS+ program of the European […]