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African Nations Strive to Stem Desertification With a 'Great Green Wall'

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allAfrica.com

Publication Date
2013-04-17

Stretching from Dakar to Djibouti, a United Nations-backed programme dubbed the 'Great Green Wall' brings together 11 countries to plant trees across Africa to literally hold back the Sahara desert with a swathe of greenery, lessen the effects of desertification and improve the lives and livelihoods of communities.

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