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How Africa’s ‘Great Green Wall’ will combat climate change

The ‘Great Green Wall’ was planned to be a 9 mile wide streak of trees, running through the 11 countries that touch the Southern border of the Sahara’s Sahel desert. In some countries, namely Senegal and Burkina Faso, planting has already begun, says Elvis Paul Tangam, the African Union Commissioner who is heading the project. […]