12 ecopreneurs restoring land and livelihoods in the Sahel

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Entrepreneurs in the Sahel region of Africa are delivering benefits to people and the environment. Image: Baobab Des Saveurs

Kaya Bülbül
Digital Producer, World Economic Forum
Gianluca Gygax
Impact Lead, Uplink, 1t.org
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