The man who stopped the desert

Yacouba Sawadogo is an innovative African farmer who has been travelling across the deserts for the last 30 years reviving ancient re-forestation and soil conservation techniques. His only tools are a shovel and a firm belief that everything can be changed for the better.

Now THIS is the type of stories I want to share! Creating hope, showing how people and communities are using innovation, simple techniques, and good old hard work to make a positive change. Creating food security, changing their own climate, building up eco systems.

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