The Gambia component of the Great Green Wall

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The Great Green Wall

Gambia validates action against desertification project

Stakeholders from relevant institutions and organisations recently validated The Gambia component of the Great Green Wall for Sahara and Sahel Initiative (GGWSSI), and Action Desertification Project (ADP) draft documents at the conference hall of NaNA, Kanifing.

The GGWSSI Gambia focal point, Lamin F. Jawara, who is the deputy permanent secretary, Ministry of the Environment, said the general objective of the GGWSSI was to improve resilience to climate change for increased food security in the sub-Sahara.
This would be achieved through actions and measures that promote and provide support to proven or innovative approaches to integrated land management and water control.

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Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.