Monday, May 2, 2011
African farmers find going green is fruitful
VOAVideo: African farmers find going green is fruitful
At a time when forests around the world are falling to make room for crops to feed more and more people, the opposite is happening in parts of Africa's Sahel. Farmers in this semi-arid region below the Sahara desert are growing more trees than they did three decades ago - and they're producing more crops and eating better because of it. And this transformation is taking place without much involvement from the usual international development agencies.