International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, accompanied by IOC members Kirsty Coventry and Mamadou Diagna Ndiaye, planting native tree

Turning desert into forest: Olympic Committee plants 70,000 trees in Africa’s Sahel region

The forest is part of the ‘Great Green Wall,’ an African-led scheme to seed vegetation across degraded land in 22 countries in the Sahel region.

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