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Great Green Wall
An African-led initiative to grow an 8,000km new 'World Wonder' across the continent to combat climate change, halt desertification & change lives.
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ICCDI AFRICA Oct 9
Thank you for the great conversation today on in the road to We hope to see more of this conversation soon and how we can start implementing all plans for sustainable development of African countries.
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Great Green Wall Oct 10
The is inspiring other Green Wall movements around the world - including a new ambitious 1400km plan in India!
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Great Green Wall Oct 9
'We're not just planting trees. It's really important to see where are the communities and how can we green the land and bring in these livelihoods' on how the can power a brighter future in the Sahel. :
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Great Green Wall Oct 4
NEWS via : 'Since Senegal’s first tree took root in 2008... 18 ­million trees have been planted on 99,000 acres of restored land.' 🌍
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Great Green Wall Oct 4
The reality of the situation: 'West Africa’s Sahel emits less than 3% of the greenhouse gases than the USA, but temperatures there are rising 1.5 times faster than the global average.' via
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Great Green Wall Oct 3
Nigerian singer, , is proud to lend her voice to this important initiative: "I feel like everyone should find a way to get more information and let's figure out how we're going to save our earth." 🌳🌱
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Great Green Wall Oct 3
NEWS via : "A decade in & roughly 15% underway, the initiative is already bringing life back to Africa’s degraded landscapes at an unprecedented scale, providing food, jobs & a reason to stay for the millions who live along its path."
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Great Green Wall Oct 2
NEWS via : 'Since Senegal’s first tree took root in 2008, the GGW agency says that 18 ­million trees have been planted on 99,000 acres of restored land.' 🌍
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Great Green Wall Oct 2
Music is a universal language which is why we're delighted to have music artists backing the initiative. The wall is not just for the Sahel, it is for the world. The Great Green Wall documentary. 2020.
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Great Green Wall Oct 1
"We must dare to invent the future": Thomas Sankara was right! Read more in this excellent review of our documentary via 💚
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Great Green Wall Oct 1
Here are the statistics of the impact the has already had - And it's only 15% complete!
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Hamzat Lawal 🇳🇬 Sep 30
Today, I had the rear privilege of meeting with Deputy Secretary General , Ms . Our meeting focused on the potential of scaling up our data-driven grassroots advocacy and engagement work across Africa & accelerating actions towards achieving 🌍
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Great Green Wall Sep 30
. are on the side of progress, and are rallying attention around this important cause with this quiz which tests knowledge of the initiative 🌳🌱
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Great Green Wall Sep 29
The isn’t just helping the Sahel. It is a global symbol for humanity overcoming its biggest threat – our rapidly degrading environment. It shows that if we can work WITH nature, even in places like the Sahel, we can overcome adversity, & build a better future 🌳🌱
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Great Green Wall Sep 29
The creates a barrier against climate change running across the Sahel region. This region of 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. 🌳💚
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Great Green Wall Sep 28
‘The future of the Great Green Wall is more important than the present,’ explains 71 year-old Moussa Sy who lives next to a site, via 🌳🌳
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Great Green Wall Sep 28
. explains that the will be far more than just 'a glorified hedgerow stretching across the continent.' 🌳🌳🌳
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Great Green Wall Sep 27
Listen to these powerful words from , Executive Secretary of the : "Just imagine - From Dakar to Djibouti, countries coming together with one ambition.” 🌍
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Great Green Wall Sep 26
Music unites us all! It is wonderful to have musicians carrying the message of how important the initiative is - is just one group of talented artists who are on board 🌳🌳🌳
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Great Green Wall Sep 26
NEWS via : "An African initiative to plant a stretch of trees across the continent, dubbed the is to become the world's largest living structure, upon completion."
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