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Fight against desertification


Halting a desert with the ‘Great Green Wall’

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Advancing deserts are not unstoppable. By planting trees, it is possible to redevelop the soil and create an ecosystem that is more favourable for agriculture. The Swiss association Sylla Caap is convinced of this and in the savannah of Senegal has started building a Great Green Wall. (Luigi Jorio, swissinfo.ch)