“The Great Green Wall creates a barrier against climate change running across the Sahel region. This semiarid region of western and north-central Africa extends from Senegal to Djibouti. It forms a transitional zone between the arid Sahara desert to the north and the belt of humid savannas to the south. ”
so far 12 million drought resistant trees have been planted in Senegal,
15 million hectares of degraded land have been restored in Ethiopia
5 million hectares have been restored in Niger and 5 million more in Nigeria
3 million hectares have been restored in Burkina Faso.
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