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Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe The Sahara is creeping into the verdant southern Africa. To counter desertification, the Community of Sahel-Saharan States has launched the Great Green Wall, a project to create a tree belt across the continent coast to coast through 11 countries. At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people’s lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a ‘voice to the voiceless.’ Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world’s most respected news and current affairs channels. Social Media links: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Instagram: https://instagram.com/aljazeera/?ref=… Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajenglish Website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ google+: https://plus.google.com/+aljazeera/posts Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsSenegal’s Great Green Wall combats desertificationExpanding Africa’s Great Green Wall#DesertSeries: Senegal’s Great Green Wallearthrise – Detroit’s Urban Farming RevolutionGreat Green Wall of Africa | 100 Wonders | Atlas ObscuraHalting a desert with the ‘Great Green Wall’

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