THE GREAT GREEN WALL

The Great Green Wall Programme is a Pan-African Initiative conceived to address land degradation and desertification, boost food security, and support communities to adapt to climate change in the Sahel-Sahara region of Africa.

The Initiative is specifically tailored towards strengthening the resilience of the region’s people and natural system with sound ecosystem management, sustainable development of land resources, and the protection of rural heritage and improvement of the living conditions of the local populations

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VISION, MISSION & MANDATE

To Have Green and Fertile Productive Land for Sustainable Development in the Drylands.

To Halt and Reverse Desertification, Land Degradation, Prevent Biodiversity Loss and Ensure Ecosystem Resilience to Climate Change.

To Combat Land Degradation and Desertification, and Address Food Insecurity, Natural Resources Conservation, Poverty Alleviation, Employment Generation, Livelihoods Enhancement and Capacity Development of Affected Communities to Improve their Resilience to the Effects of Climate Change.

241
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SHELTER BELTS (KM)
120
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COMMUNITY WOODLOTS (HA)
250
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COMMUNITY ORCHARDS (HA)
92
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COMMUNITY TREE NURSERIES
500
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FARMERS IDENTIFIED FOR TRAINING
92
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SOLAR AND WIND POWERED BOREHOLES

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