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Can the Great Green Wall change direction?

26 September 2016
CNN - A 7,700-kilometer wall of trees, running through 11 countries along the southern frontier of the Sahara Desert. That's what the African Union proposed in 2007, a "Great Green Wall" ...

Third Africa Dryland Week

08 August 2016 - 12 August 2016
The 3rd Africa Drylands Conference was held in Windhoek, Namibia from 8-12 August 2016. Delegates from global, regional, and national institutions involved in drought mitigation and drylands management in Africa ...

Africa’s response to climate change and zero hunger challenge

18 July 2016
Rome – A high-level event on the Great Green Wall at the opening day of FAO’s Committee on Forestry (COFO) will showcase countries' support to Africa’s flagship rural development programme ...

Senegal planta cara al desierto

14 June 2016
Kebemer, Senegal -“Aquí sólo había viento y arena, no nos quedaba más salvación que el nomadismo”. En el extremo norte de Senegal, la arena de las dunas de Lompoul han ...

Deze Grote Groene Muur moet Afrika redden

10 May 2016
De Grote Groene Muur moet Afrika redden van de droogte. Een vijftien kilometer brede strook met bomen van Senegal in het westen tot Djibouti, meer dan zevenduizend kilometer oostwaarts. Het ...
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