Two-thirds of the African continent is desert or drylands and nearly 75% of agricultural land is estimated to be degraded to varying degrees.
In Somalia, the UN reports that 3.2 million people – that’s one third of its estimated 11 million inhabitants, are now on a ‘hunger knife-edge.’
While Meghalaya’s ancient culture empowers indigenous women with land ownership, legal protections to own and manage property are missing.
The Great Green Wall initiative started a decade ago. Once completed, it will be the largest man-made structure on Earth and a new wonder of the world.