Asha Bajaj

Jan 16, 2021

3 min read

Great Green Wall receives over $14 billion to regreen the Sahel — France, World Bank listed among donors

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Bonn/Paris/Canadian-Media: The ambitious Great Green Wall for the Sahel and Sahara Initiative (GGW) has received at least 14.326 billion US dollars in new funding. The funding will fast track efforts to restore degrading land, save biological diversity as well as create green jobs, and build the resilience of the Sahelian people, UNCCD reports said.