Global Programme on Food Security – DRYNET: A Springboard to Promote Resilience in Drylands

Date:
January 2011دی 1389
December 2013آذر 1392

Location: Iran and beyond (16 partners in the action)

Overall objective: To better enable CSOs to play a key role to improved livelihoods of dryland communities through capacity building, knowledge sharing and advocacy

Specific objectives:

  • Articulate local concerns in national and international policy processes (“advocacy”). The goal is to become a consolidated and reliable “speaking partner” for different stakeholders and decision makers and furthermore to ascertain that participatory processes are supported and guaranteed by qualified and consorted input.
  • Continue strengthening national platforms for coordination and collaboration regarding sustainable development in drylands (“capacity building”).
  • Act as a knowledge hub for local knowledge and research (“knowledge sharing”). This knowledge hub will strive to connect the knowledge, experience and expertise of practitioners, scientific and political actors.

Results:

  • A pro-active and competent global CSO coalition on land degradation which is able to bring all the hands-on experience from working with local communities in drylands to the international stakeholders and discussions, and can ascertain that participatory processes are supported and guaranteed by qualified and consorted input
  • A strong(er) civil society platform for coordination, exchanging, learning and lobbying together, recognized by and in regular dialogue with national institutions, authorities and CSOs in each DRYNET country.
  • DRYNET as a knowledge hub for connecting the knowledge, experience and expertise of practitioners, scientific and political actors.

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