The Great Green Wall in Africa

Desertification in Sudan has been growing rapidly in the last 2 decades causing marginalization and the loss of arable land. Another factor that is leading to Sudan's desertification is it’s rapid population growth. In the last year Sudan’s population has grown 2.39 % and it continues to grow quickly. Desertification in Sudan is causing land degradation, loss of biodiversity, air pollution, and many more problems. If Sudan doesn’t do anything about this problem, things will only get worse. Sudan has taken some steps to help their environment become a healthier place. For example they have collaborated with and contributed to the international effort to fight desertification. Sudan is one of the first countries to sign the United Nations Convention to combat desertification. They have also assigned the National Drought and Desertification Unit for coordinating with other programs to shrink the effects of drought and to fight desertification as a focal point. The donations from this GoFundMe page will be used to plant many trees. Scientists say that the trees planted in places facing desertification will counter soil erosion and slow wind speeds. In Sudan national and local capacities for land management will be utilized. This will support local communities in sustainable management of the use of the forest, lake, and desert areas. This will protect the environment and the biodiversity. 
People depend on farmers to grow crops however as the years go by, the desert starts to move and farmers won’t be able to grow crops. People started to migrate and move away from these impacted areas although there is nowhere to go for farmers in Sudan’s important breadbaskets. Rural workers are heading towards cities to find work. It is very difficult for people to earn a living where deforestation, drought, desertification, and insufficient irrigation has occurred. The Sahel is one of the most environmentally damaged places in the world. The government of Sudan is involved with the Great Green Wall projects. They have signed the UNC to battle desertification and the National Drought and Desertification Unit to work with other programs to counter droughts.
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