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Two million trees across the state of Borno (N.E. Nigeria) to check desert encroachment (Google / Business Day)

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Borno to fight desert encroachment

The Borno Government said on Tuesday that it would plant two million trees across the state in a bid to check desert encroachment. 100 more words

Desertification

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Assorted seedlings to check desert encroachment in Nigeria

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Kano Govt. To Produce 1m Seedlings To Check Desertification

The Kano State Government plans to produce one million assorted seedlings this year, as part of renewed efforts to check desert encroachment in some parts of the state. 197 more words

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Desertification in Italy

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Livinio Alps (Italy)

Drought, decay and desertification
in Italy and in the World

At this pace, within the end of the the temperatures of the Mediterranean Sea will rise by 4-6 degrees, while precipitations could diminish by about 20%. 114 more words

Desertification

Fadima’s resolution: that malnutrition would not affect her children again

You travel on a dirt track, shaded here and there by solitary baobab trees, leaves covered in dust. Everywhere you look, your eyes take in sparse, yellowish, rolling dunes, thirsting for water. 1,381 more words

Burkina Faso

Living greenhouses for the drylands

Photo credit: Avantgardens

Binding poles with willow cuttings to build a living tunnel

Building living tunnel greenhouses for rural people in the drylands

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Food / Food Security

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Reforestation with drought-resistant species

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TC-Dialogue’s project in Abaga Banner – Xilin Gol

Inner Mongolia 2005-05

Drought-resistant plants curb desertification

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In desert areas of northwest China’ s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, local farmers have made good use of the natural conditions to cultivate drought-resistant plants. 48 more words

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Behind The Great Green Wall (Ambius)

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Behind The Great Green Wall of Africa

Sean for ambius.com | January 3, 2013

There has been plenty of talk of late in the media about the emerging design trend of… 320 more words

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