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Gardening the Sahel

by Lea Billen & Deborah Goffner

Can multiplying small-scale “re-greening” in the form of women-run communal fruit and vegetable gardens make a difference for local populations in the Sahel? 504 mots de plus

Food

Recent Reports and Articles on the Sahel and the Horn

A few new reports have come out lately about the Sahel and the Horn of Africa, all of which may interest readers:

  • Nimo-Ilhan Ali, « Going on Tahriib: The Causes and Consequences of Somali Youth Migration to Europe » (
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Somalia

Libya: Thoughts on the kidnapping of 2 Italians and 1 Canadian workers at Ghat

Rida Lyammouri

September 27, 2016

There are still no news and more questions asked than answers one week after the kidnapping of two Italians and one Canadian in southwest Libya. 606 mots de plus

Sahel

Africa's Plan to Stop Desertification

For many decades now, there has been a plan to stop the advancement of the Saharan desert further south into Central Africa. The plan literally involves planting thousands of trees to create a « green belt » to stop the desert, and it is now underway.

“Great Green Wall” to beat back the Sahara desert

Desertification is a real problem in sub-Saharan Africa. (AP/Sunday Alamba)

African countries are building a “Great Green Wall” to beat back the Sahara desert

by Omar Mohammed… 175 mots de plus

Desertification

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Pan-African effort to plant trees along the edge of the Sahara desert

Photo credit: AFK Insider

Image: theplaidzebra.com

The ‘Great Green Wall’ Of Africa: An Ambitious Plan To Beat Back The Sahara Desert

By Kevin Mwanza

Some 11 African countries are making headway in their ambitious pan-African effort to plant trees along the edge of the Sahara desert, the world largest, and beat back its spread into more arable land southwards. 143 mots de plus

Desertification

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IN MY DESERTIFICATION LIBRARY: BOOK NR. 32

The Fight against Desertification in the Sahel (1996)

Posted by Prof. Dr. Willem VAN COTTHEM

Ghent University – Belgium

Having participated in all the meetings of the INCD (1992-1994) and all the meetings of the UNCCD-COP, the CST and the CRIC in 1994-2006, I had an opportunity to collect a lot of interesting books and publications on drought and desertification published in that period. 30 mots de plus

Desertification

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