Senegalese plant circular gardens in Green Wall defence against desert
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 02nd Aug, 2021
The project aims to create hundreds of circular gardens that organisers hope will boost food security and reduce regional desertification


Uganda helps farmers grow trees for money in bid to reverse forest loss
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 11th Jul, 2021
The country is curbing encroachment by paying farmers to grow trees for firewood and timber


No trees, no crops, no jobs: Women fall back on hard labour
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 22nd Mar, 2021
Her landlocked West African nation has been hard hit by drought and desertification caused in part by climate change.


World's water woes spring from undervaluing its 'blue gold'
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 22nd Mar, 2021
Two in five people worldwide, or 3 billion, do not have a hand-washing facility with water and soap at home


How Zimbabwe farmers deal with mango glut in the middle of a pandemic
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 19th Feb, 2021
At harvest time, farmers earn only about $1 for a bucket of fresh mangoes because there is so much of the fruit available, Gonde said.


Africa’s forest restoration project is back on track
By Thomson Reuters Foundation 23rd Jan, 2021
Degraded land is less productive, and releases climate-warming carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide from the soil.


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