We had a successful meeting with Dr. Sci. Prof. Dia Abdoulaye the CEO of the Great Green Wall (http://grandemurailleverte.org/) about the possible fields of cooperation. The initiative which consist of 11 countries from the Sahel region means a 10.000 km long and 17 km wide afforestation with the finance of the World Bank, the Islamic Development Bank (http://www.isdb-pilot.org) and the African Development Bank (http://www.afdb.org/en/).
Beside the afforestation the program will recapture ~50 million hectares of arable land for the agriculture. We gave a presentation to the attending representatives of the countries about the use of Water Retainer in the afforestation, in sapling growing and in agriculture.