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Quando soffia il vento

L’Harmattan è il vento secco che viene dal deserto. Soffia nei paesi dell’Africa dell’Ovest nei mesi invernali, durante la stagione secca.

Fra novembre e dicembre, a Bamako, la polvere sollevata dall’Harmattan è molto fitta, brucia agli occhi ed alla gola; è talmente fitta che sembra che la città sia tenuta in ostaggio dalla nebbia. 26 more words

Il Sahel - The Sahel

Desertification by deposition of sand by irrigation canal (Google / Youth and Biodiversity)

Read at : Google Alerts – desertification



Deposition of sand by irrigation canal made in Triyuga River has caused desertification of hundreds of hectares of arable land in Udaypur district, eastern Nepal which is considered to be rich in biological diversity and agricultural productivity. 48 more words


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Why Water Matters: A Powerful Video from Charity: Water's New Sahel Clean Water Campaign

In the next few weeks we will be relaunching our website. As we get closer, we all have a million things on our plate – often little things that can be tedious like photo editing, product uploading etc.. 181 more words


Malian desert fishing frenzy- A thing of wonder

‘When you catch fish you feel the door to happiness open’

Poignant words by Dialo, a Malian farmer who has been catching fish in Mali’s Lake Antobo once a year for the last 30 years. 183 more words

Food Security

What partnerships can do - The Government of Japan, UNICEF and the Government of Burkina Faso join forces

On 28 August, the Bombafa Health Centre, in the Sahel region, hosted an event to celebrate the successful partnership between the Government of Japan, the Government of Burkina Faso and UNICEF – all with the common goal to improve the lives of children and their families in Burkina Faso. 953 more words

Burkina Faso

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


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