Africa’s The “Great Green Wall” Initiative Might Be The Last Chance For Planet Earth
6How much have they planted?
Since the project started the organization has managed to convert 40 million hectares into green lands which has been providing an additional 500,000 tons of grain per year. This is enough to easily feed 2.5 million people. People have estimated that if the project is a success then it might even solve Africa’s food problems.
7The future goals
The whole Green Wall is supposed to extend around 1,927,421,975 billion acres and it will be home to 232 million people. The idea is to bring life back to the desert and feed people while doing so. It will help the entire continent of Africa and stabilize the economy of all the places within it.
8How people are participating
People all across the land have been joining the movement via ‘Green Jobs’. It is an initiative that pays people who plant trees. Not only that if people wish for job security and a steady pay they can permanently join the initiative and become members. This is a great way to stabilize the economy while proving jobs for the people.
9How this movement will help people?
According to the organizers, the wall will have solutions for the urgent threats the African continent is facing. Not just a stable economy and food for millions but it will also help reduce the pollution and low oxygen levels the world is currently facing. All this will also help to slow down global warming and climate change.
10The largest living structure
Once the Green Wall will be completed it will be the largest living man-made structure on the planet. This will be a symbol of hope for all mankind that united we can make a positive change. Currently, the world is being devastated by climate change and it does not seem to be slowing down. This is why an initiative like this is needed.