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GEF backs ‘Great Green Wall’ with 119 million dollars

The Global Environment Facility announced Thursday at a summit in Chad that it will fund a "Great Green Wall" to reforest northern Africa to the tune of 119 million dollars (96 million euros).

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GEF backs ‘Great Green Wall’ with 119 million dollars

Source: Terra Daily, Sat June 19, 2010
The Global Environment Facility announced Thursday at a summit in Chad that it will fund a "Great Green Wall" to reforest northern Africa to the tune of 119 million dollars (96 million euros).

Unique Acacia Tree Could Nourish Soils And Life In Africa

Source: TerraDaily, Fri September 04, 2009
Scientists have said at the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry that a type of acacia tree with an unusual growth habit -- unlike virtually all other trees -- holds particular promise for farmers in Africa as a free source of nitrogen for their soils that could last generations.

Chad hands over 84 child soldiers to UNICEF

Source: Press TV, Sun June 14, 2009
Chad says it has handed over 84 child soldiers captured during a Sudan-based rebel offensive last month to the UN children's organization, UNICEF.

Sudan And Chad Sign Peace Agreement

Source: AllAfrica, Wed March 19, 2008
Dakar, Senegal - The Presidents of Chad, Idriss Deby, and of Sudan, Omar Al-Bashir, signed a new peace agreement in Dakar on Thursday night, intended to put an end to years of hostilities, fed by each government accusing the other of supporting rebel forces in its territory.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

How Tuaregs, Hausas Are Avoiding Another Darfur

Source: Christian Science Monitor, Wed October 03, 2007
Kup-Kup, Niger - On the southern fringe of the Sahara Desert herders and farmers with a bitter history of fighting over dwindling resources are now working together to stop a common enemy: the desert's increasingly rapid advance.

Chad to boost government spending on poor

Source: Mercury News, Wed July 19, 2006
Washington - The World Bank and Chad resolved a dispute over oil revenues that will result in significant increases in government spending on projects that benefit the poor, the lending institution said Friday.

CHAD-SUDAN: Both sides express readiness to talk as tensions linger

Source: IRIN News.org, Tue January 10, 2006
Dakar, Senegal - Sudan joined Chad on Tuesday in offering to open talks to defuse mounting tension along their joint border, but the two sides still appeared far apart.

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