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Africa's Great Green Wall

Africa's Great Green Wall

The project that doesn’t involve the community is doomed to failure.”  -- Diegane Ndiaye, SOS Sahel

Only 4% of Africa’s Great Green Wall’s original goal has been met, and an estimated $43 billion would be needed to achieve the rest. Organizers have shifted their focus from planting a wall of trees to trying a mosaic of smaller, more durable projects to stop desertification, including community-based efforts designed to improve lives and help the most vulnerable agriculture.  Read more here.

 

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World AIDS Day 2021

Nov 30, 2021

This World AIDS Day, UNAIDS is highlighting the need to end the inequalities that drive AIDS and other pandemics around the world.  Economic, social, cultural and legal inequalities must be... Read more