Rangelands that are subject to land degradation are the object of management interventions under this project. The concept of HERD – Healthy Ecosystems for Rangeland Development – is being consolidated through this project on the back of numerous projects, programs, initiatives, studies, scientific articles and policy papers. This concept builds on the sustainable management of pastoral rangelands for the provision of ecosystem services and protection of biodiversity.
The project’s objective is to strengthen restoration and sustainable management of pastoral rangelands for the provision of ecosystem services and protection of biodiversity in Egypt and Jordan and catalyzing scale up regionally and globally.
Component 1. Provision of evidence-based technical assistance
Component 2. Institutional strengthening for rangeland governance
Component 3. Up-scaling good practices in Sustainale Rangeland Management (SRM)
Component 4. Promoting SRM knowledge management, including at the global and regional levels
Donor(s): Global Environment Facility (GEF)
Location: Jordan and Egypt
SDG targets: 5, 6, 13, 15
Aichi targets: 2, 5, 18, 18