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Kader Baba

Research Associate / Country Programme Manager - Benin 

Kader manages TMG’s work programme in Benin, building on over 15 years of experience in development cooperation. His research focuses on innovative knowledge sharing approaches such as the Tem Sesiabun Gorado model, a farmer-led approach for sharing knowledge on good agricultural practices.

Kader Baba
The role of community forests in national LDN and land restoration programmes: A case study of community forest parcels in Taita Taveta County, Kenya

Report

The role of community forests in national LDN and land restoration programmes: A case study of community forest parcels in Taita Taveta County, Kenya

Examining the contribution of community forests to national Land Degradation Neutrality (LDN) and land restoration targets: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.

Written by Washe Kazungu, Frederike Klümper, Check Abdel Kader Baba

Published on Sep 19, 2023

Responsible land governance in LDN programmes: The risks of decoupling forest conservation from legitimate tenure rights in Madagascar

Report

Responsible land governance in LDN programmes: The risks of decoupling forest conservation from legitimate tenure rights in Madagascar

Examining the challenges to safeguard and integrate legitimate tenure rights in management and policy decisions: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.

Written by Check Abdel Kader, Baba, Frederike Klümper, Harifidy Rakoko Ratsimba, Washe Kazungu, Jes Weigelt

Published on Sep 19, 2023

Responsible land governance  in LDN programmes - Malawi Case Study

Report

Responsible land governance in LDN programmes - Malawi Case Study

Monitoring the impact of Land Degradation Neutrality measures on legitimate tenure rights of forest-adjacent communities: a follow-up to the implementation of the UNCCD Decision 26/COP.14 on land tenure.

Written by Washe Kazungu, Check Abdel Kader Baba, Frederike Klümper, Jes Weigelt

Published on Aug 3, 2023

Le modèle Tem Sesiabun Gorado

Policy Brief

Le modèle Tem Sesiabun Gorado

Une approche de mise à l‘échelle des innovations agricoles au Bénin

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia and Ismail M. Moumouni

Published on Oct 17, 2022

The Tem Sesiabun Gorado (TSG) model

Policy Brief

The Tem Sesiabun Gorado (TSG) model

An innovate farmer-to-farmer knowledge transfer approach

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba, Larissa Stiem-Bhatia and Ismail M. Moumouni

Published on Oct 17, 2022

Transforming food systems from the bottom up

Info Brief

Transforming food systems from the bottom up

How locally developed social innovations can strengthen enabling environments for soil restoration

Written by Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Jes Weigelt and Kader Baba

Published on Jul 13, 2022

Responsible Land Governance in Land Degradation Neutrality Programmes: Insights from Benin and Kenya

Report

Responsible Land Governance in Land Degradation Neutrality Programmes: Insights from Benin and Kenya

Global Soil Week 2021 Synthesis Report

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba, Brian Washe Kazungu, Jes Weigelt & Anna Kramer

Published on May 6, 2022

Governance foncière responsable dans les programmes de la NDT au Bénin

Working Paper

Governance foncière responsable dans les programmes de la NDT au Bénin

Ce rapport de la Global Soil Week 2021 fait le suivi des effets des mesures de la neutralité en matière de dégradation des terres sur la gouvernance foncière au Bénin

Written by Kader Baba, Anna Kramer, Charles Tamou

Published on Feb 7, 2022

Responsible Land Governance in LDN Programmes - Benin

Working Paper

Responsible Land Governance in LDN Programmes - Benin

This report from the Global Soil Week 2021 monitors the effects of Land Degradation Neutrality measures on land governance in Benin.

Written by Kader Baba, Anna Kramer, Charles Tamou

Published on Dec 17, 2021

Global Soil Week - Benin Pilot Study

Info Brief

Global Soil Week - Benin Pilot Study

Info brief on the Benin pilot study of the Global Soil Week project for sustainable soil management and responsible land governance

Written by Oscar Schmidt, Check Abdel Kader Baba

Published on Sep 29, 2021

The Tem Sesiabun Gorado model - A farmer-led knowledge diffusion approach to promote sustainable agriculture in northern Benin

Technical Guide

The Tem Sesiabun Gorado model - A farmer-led knowledge diffusion approach to promote sustainable agriculture in northern Benin

This guide is designed to facilitate understanding, and implementation of the Tem Sesiabun Gorado (TSG) model, a farmer-led knowledge diffusion approach.

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba, Dr. Ismail Moumouni Moussa

Published on Oct 5, 2020

Modèle Tem Sesiabun Gorado - Une approche de partage des connaissances sur les bonnes pratiques agricoles

Technical Guide

Modèle Tem Sesiabun Gorado - Une approche de partage des connaissances sur les bonnes pratiques agricoles

Approche de gestion durable des terres

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba, Dr. Ismail Moumouni Moussa

Published on Aug 17, 2020

Approche de diffusion des connaissances et competences sur la gestion durable des terres et l’adapatation aux changements climatiques (GDT/ACC) au Benin - Guide de facilitation des rencontres de concertation villageoise

Technical Guide

Approche de diffusion des connaissances et competences sur la gestion durable des terres et l’adapatation aux changements climatiques (GDT/ACC) au Benin - Guide de facilitation des rencontres de concertation villageoise

C’est un outil de facilitation conçu pour les techniciens et agents de vulgarisation agricole. Il s’inspire de l’expérimentation pilote du modèle TSG réalisée dans les villages de Kabanou et Sinawongourou.

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba

Published on Mar 24, 2020

Approche de diffusion des connaissances et competences sur la gestion durable des terres et l’adapatation aux changements climatiques (GDT/ACC) au Benin - Guide de facilitation des rencontres de selection des agriculteurs-relais

Technical Guide

Approche de diffusion des connaissances et competences sur la gestion durable des terres et l’adapatation aux changements climatiques (GDT/ACC) au Benin - Guide de facilitation des rencontres de selection des agriculteurs-relais

C’est un outil de facilitation conçu pour les techniciens et agents de vulgarisation agricole. Il s’inspire de l’expérimentation pilote du modèle TSG réalisée dans les villages de Kabanou et Sinawongourou.

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba

Published on Mar 20, 2020

Reaching farmers beyond project beneficiaries - The Tem Sesiabun Gorado model for improving farmer-to-farmer extension approaches

Working Paper

Reaching farmers beyond project beneficiaries - The Tem Sesiabun Gorado model for improving farmer-to-farmer extension approaches

In sub-Saharan Africa, an estimated 750 million hectares of land are affected by soil degradation, constituting an area 20 times the size of Germany. This affects about 180 million people, or roughly the combined populations of France, Germany, and Poland.

Written by Check Abdel Kader Baba, Nicolas Patt

Published on May 15, 2019

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