How Africa is greening up in grand way

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How Africa is greening up in grand way

An exceptional documentary showcasing the continent’s reforestation movement is heading your way

Senior features writer

Africa is ahead of the world in committing to and expanding forest restoration with its African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100), a pan-African movement which aims to restore at least one million hectares of land on the continent by 2030.

On Saturday, World Environment Day, the UN launches the  Decade on Ecosystem Restoration 2021-2030, but as a dazzling new documentary reveals, Africa is already reshaping its landscape after launching AFR100 in December 2015.

AFR100’s ground-breaking efforts (https://afr100.org/content/home) are portrayed in gorgeous footage in The Grand African Green Up, which premieres on National Geographic on Friday (https://www.natgeotv.com/za/special/catch-the-grand-african-green-up-this-world-environment-day-week)...

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