Both ENDS supports this partner in poverty reduction and environmental conservation.
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ACTIVE IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES
Africa, and West African countries in particular.
WORKS WITH BOTH ENDS ON
CARI is a member of 'eniD' (European Networking Initiative on Desertification), as is Both ENDS. This task force focuses on supporting organisations that are active in dry areas so that their concerns and successes receive more attention on public and political agendas in Europe.
Both ENDS and CARI have been working together on a project called Drynet since 2007. Drynet is a global initiative for the future of drylands, and the first global project by civil society organisations that aims to strengthen local organisations in order to get desertification higher on policy agendas.
CARI is also a partner in the research project DESIRE.
ADDED VALUE OF PARTNERSHIP
CARI and Both ENDS have been working closely together for many years on land management issues in dry areas. They often stand in for each other at meetings, so that there is a wider coverage of NGO representation than would be possible if they were both working alone. Partly as a result of this, eniD has become a key discussion partner for the European Commission and its member states.