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Source: UNEP, 2016
Topics: Climate Change, Land, Livelihoods, Renewable Resources
In 2012-2015, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission (EC) supported a pilot demonstration project on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction (Eco-DRR) in Sudan. The Eco-DRR project was implemented in partnership with the National Government, the State Government of North Darfur, Practical Action, and local communitybased organizations. Click above (or visit http://bit.ly/2eZzH96) to view the video documentary of the Eco-DRR project in Sudan It aimed to reduce vulnerability to waterrelated hazards, in particular droughts and floods, mitigate conflict among pastoralists and farmers, and support community livelihoods through sustainable dryland management in the Kilimondo locality in the State of North Darfur. The pilot demonstration activities covered five villages (Eid El Beida, Abudelik, Waa’dha, Wad Kota and Bahr Omdurman) along a 40 km stretch of a seasonal water body, or wadi.