Monthly Archives: September 2016

“Great Green Wall” to beat back the Sahara desert

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Desertification is a real problem in sub-Saharan Africa. (AP/Sunday Alamba) African countries are building a “Great Green Wall” to beat back the Sahara desert by Omar Mohammed Eleven African countries are moving ahead with an ambitious…

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Pan-African effort to plant trees along the edge of the Sahara desert

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? Photo credit: AFK Insider Image: theplaidzebra.com The ‘Great Green Wall’ Of Africa: An Ambitious Plan To Beat Back The Sahara Desert By Kevin Mwanza Some 11 African countries are making headway in their ambitious pan-African…

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IN MY DESERTIFICATION LIBRARY: BOOK NR. 32

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? The Fight against Desertification in the Sahel (1996) Posted by Prof. Dr. Willem VAN COTTHEM Ghent University – Belgium Having participated in all the meetings of the INCD (1992-1994) and all the meetings of the UNCCD-COP,…

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China’s Grain-for-Green Program, the world’s largest reforestation effort

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? Photo credit: Science Daily China’s Grain-for-Green Program, the world’s largest reforestation effort, has transformed 69.2 million acres of cropland and barren scrubland back to forest. Yet, the program overwhelming leads to the planting of monoculture…

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1.8m Trees to Stop Desertification

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? Photo credit: Sahel Standard Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-rufai Kaduna Plants 1.8m Trees to Stop Desertification by Sahel Standard Editor in Latest News The Kaduna State government is set to embark on a tree planting…

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Nigeria : millions of dead seedlings (Google / YubaNet)

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Read at : Google Alert – desertification http://yubanet.com/world/Nigeria-Dead-baby-trees-by-the-millions-as-reforestation-fails.php Nigeria: Dead baby trees by the millions as reforestation fails By: IRIN News KANO, 8 April 2008 – Of the 50 million seedlings planted every year in the…

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