Social enterprise turns the forgotten food of the Sahel into quality foods

Sahara Sahel Foods is a social enterprise based in Niger that turns the fruits, seeds and leaves of Sahel’s wild trees into quality foods.

  • September 27, 2021
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Local project in Senegal creates circular gardens to boost food security

In Senegal, a local project is creating hundreds of circular gardens ("Tolou Keur" in Senegal’s Wolof language) that organizers hope will boost food security, reduce regional desertification and engage thousands of community workers.

  • August 16, 2021
  • 1 min read

Africa’s Great Green Wall aims to grow a natural wonder

Multiple NGOs are currently working on a mammoth project: Africa’s Great Green Wall. This African-led movement has the ambition to grow an 8,000km natural wonder of the world across the entire width of Africa.

  • July 4, 2021
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Biomass-heated greenhouses might bring food security to Alaska Natives

Eva Dawn Burk, a graduate student at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, is developing a grassroots project to build biomass-heated greenhouses in rural Native villages in Alaska.

  • June 27, 2021
  • 1 min read