As of March 2019, 15% of the wall is complete with significant gains made in Nigeria, Senegal and Ethiopia.¹ In Senegal, over 11 million trees had been planted. Nigeria has restored 12 million acres of degraded land and Ethiopia has reclaimed 37 million acres.²
- Corbley, McKinley (2019-03-31). “Dozens of Countries Have Been Working to Plant ‘Great Green Wall’ – and It’s Holding Back Poverty”. Good News Network.
- Puiu, Tibi (2019-04-03). “More than 20 African countries are planting a 8,000-km-long ‘Great Green Wall‘“. ZME Science. Retrieved 2019-04-16.