The World’s Largest Living Structure on the Earth is Coming Soon….The Great Green WallThe Great Green Wall also called "Growing a World Wonder. This initiative launched by African Union in 2007 with the main aim to transform millions of lives in the world's poorest regions, the Sahel by creating 10 million green jobs and restore 100 million hectares of degraded land of Africa, sequesters 250 million tons of carbon. It will provide food security for millions of people, reduce temperature and desertification process and also protect our most precious resource i.e. fertile land. In this initiative, 21 African countries joined hands together and representing a fascinating example of togetherness to create the future and it will prove a famous quote that "A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality".
These countries are committed to develop and maintain a 4750 mile long chain of forests and woodlands stretching across the entire width of the continent at the southern edge of the Sahara Desert. This project will be completed by 2030 with an estimated budget of 8 billion USD. However, it has been completed by around 15%. Once complete, this wall will be the world's largest living structure on the earth.
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