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Green Treasure of the Sahel (short version)

In Burkina Faso, in West Africa, deforestation has reduced income and livelihoods. Simple steps have helped families deal with the loss of trees and brought their farms back to life. Green Treasure of the Sahel travels with one family as they go on a journey of discovery across the country to find out how they too can bring life back to their land.To learn more about this story visit us at Forests News:http://blog.cifor.org/29132/fenced-in-in-burkina-faso-small-solutions-big-returnshttp://blog.cifor.org/29105/burkina-faso-disappearing-rains-and-new-realities#.VYEdOKZl8qcReleased on 2015 World Day to Combat Desertification.

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