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.
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.
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.
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.