25 Oct 2017 1 Respondent
By Roger Thorp
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Growing a World Wonder

Growing a World Wonder

Spanning the entire width of Africa – nearly 8,000km from Dakar to Djibouti – a Great Green Wall is planned to defend land from the winds and sand of the Sahara. The band of trees is designed to halt the advance of the desert and create a panoply of initiatives, providing food, jobs and a future for the millions living on the frontline of climate change. Answering many of today’s most critical issues, it’s a growing response to challenges from food security to migration, international peace and security.

It is proposed that more initiatives of vision like this should be considered by orgs like UNEP