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Kew’s Great Green Wall to hold back Saharan terror

The Sunday Times -

IT IS A long way from Kew Gardens to the southern edges of the Sahara desert. Yet scientists from the botanical garden are helping to plant a 5,000-mile wall of trees across Africa. 879 more words


The Gift of Water

My wonderful friend Luke has a birthday coming up!

All he wants for his Birthday is a donation towards the Charity Water campaign! 100% of the proceeds raised in Luke’s Birthday Fundraiser will go directly towards operations which will bring safe water to the communities in Sahel. 196 more words


Climate, Environment and Vegetation in the West African Sahel

Here’s a press release summarizing parts of my PhD. It was released by the University of Bayreuth (http://www.uni-bayreuth.de/pressemitteilungen-html/121-Sahelzone/index.html) and IDW (http://idwf.de/-CREwAA) in German (thanks to Pierre Gosselin for translating). 1,312 more words

Environmental Change In The Sahel

Desertification is one of the concerns in the post-2015 development agenda (Huffington Post)

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Combating Desertification in the Post-2015 Agenda

Mahmoud Mohieldin

Corporate Secretary and President’s Special Envoy, The World Bank Group

Land degradation and subsequent desertification are becoming some of the most pressing development issues. 297 more words


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NATIVE Brand Launching At El Sahel

Native , a New brand with an adventurous spirit has just launched Its first collection at El Sahel .

Native debut collection is very simple , comfy , pretty and unique . 162 more words


The Crime-Terror Nexus of the Sahel

The vast, ungoverned spaces of the Sahel have long been utilized as a land of commercial enterprise, where economic exchange and survival are transposable. The trade routes and networks governed by the nomadic and pastoral communities of the region date back the halcyon days of the 15th century when cities such as Timbuktu where important transport hubs. 1,249 more words

Quiet Legacies and Long Shadows: The Obama era of counterterrorism in the Sahel-Sahara

This article was originally published on openSecurity’s monthly Sustainable Security column on 7 August 2014. Every month, a rotating network of experts from Oxford Research Group’s Sustainable Security programme explore pertinent issues of global and regional insecurity. 1,876 more words