Added by on 2017-04-15 Land restoration in northern Niger is making degraded areas productive again, providing economic opportunities in a region where migration has become a tradition. Now, under FAO’s Action Against Desertification programme, these efforts are being expanded to six African countries. This success shows that land degradation around the Sahara is not yet irreversible. Subscribe! Follow #UNFAO on social media! * Facebook – * Google+ – * Instagram – * LinkedIn – * Twitter – © FAO: Related PostsSenegal’s Great Green Wall combats desertificationearthrise – The Great Green Wall#DesertSeries: Senegal’s Great Green WallThe Great Green Wall of Africa: Will it help fight climate change? BBC NewsnightWhy is Africa building a Great Green Wall? BBC NewsGreat Green Wall of Africa | 100 Wonders | Atlas Obscura

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