Senegalese farmers plant around 152 million in “the world’s largest mangrove reforestation project”

Senegalese farmers along the Casamance River delta have planted around 152 million mangrove buds in the Casamance Delta of southern Senegal over the last decade in efforts to reforest the region. An area of around 10,000 hectares is being replanted by the Senegalese non-governmental organisation Océanium. More than 100,000 people from 350 villages have been helping to restore these important ecosystems in what has been dubbed … Continue reading Senegalese farmers plant around 152 million in “the world’s largest mangrove reforestation project”