The Drylands Coordination Group (DCG) is a network for capacity building through exchange of practical experience and appropriate knowledge on food security in the drylands of Africa. The DCG networks in Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mali, and Sudan consist of NGOs as well as research institutions and governmental structures. DCG Norway administers funds from Norad to research projects and from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to information and policy work linked to the UNCCD and dryland challenges.
DCG Eritrea was founded following a seminar in Asmara in March 2001. During this seminar, participants agreed that a coordinated effort to improve living conditions in the drylands of Eritrea was needed along with a minimization of duplication of work and better resource management.Read more »