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Combating the Creep of Desertification in Cyprus

Cyprus is fighting desertification with the Terrasafe initiative, supported by the EU. Local experts and farmers are using advanced techniques and technologies to protect the land from soil degradation, aiming to preserve the island’s rural charm for generations to come.

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Tree Planting Initiative to Combat Desertification

The LIFE AgrOassis project in Cyprus, cofunded by the European Union, aims to combat desertification by planting 11,000 deeprooted trees and shrubs by 2026. This initiative seeks to create vegetative barriers, revitalize agricultural lands, and fortify agroecosystems against climate change, while involving the community to enhance ecological awareness for a sustainable future.

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