How Africa’s Great Green Wall will make the Sahel green again

21 Feb 2022

Just 8,000 years ago, the Sahara Desert was a lush green landscape of lakes, rivers and wetlands. So, how did it turn into the inhospitable environment we know today – and how can we stop it from growing any further? Cue Africa’s Great Green Wall, one of the world’s most ambitious ecosystem restoration projects.

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Location(s): Africa