The Sahel ; an area of unrealiable and insufficient water supply

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What is the Sahel ?

The Sahel is an area of semi arid grassland and desert along the edge of the Sahara desert, it is an area at risk of Desertification.

Where is the Sahel ?

South of the Sahara in many different countries including:

  • Senegal
  • Mauritania
  • Niger
  • Mali
  • Burkina Faso
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Chad
  • Sudan

What is Marginal Land ?

Marginal land is an area of land that can only just be farmed, but if the nutrients or the soil is gone or overused it can't be used for farming any longer.

What is Desertification ?

Desertification is the loss of soil, mainly due to the…


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