The Great Green Wall of the Sahel

Environmental degradation and climate change are threatening the livelihoods of local communities living near the Sahara. An ambitious greening plan aims to prevent the spread of desertification in the region.

Deutsche Welle

Last updated on 27 February 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Chad
Djibouti
Ethiopia
Mali
Niger
Senegal
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Habitat loss and degradation
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals