Shot in the Arm for 'Great Green Wall' Initiative

The initial idea for the Great Green Wall, launched in 2007, was to plant an 8,000-km band of trees spanning 11 key nations from Senegal in the west to Djibouti in the east. Its aim was to halt the march of desertification in a region already hit by rising temperatures, flooding and conflict.


The Green Wall, visualized.

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