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Madagascans are dune it for themselves to fight climate change

Helped by the UN, locals in the south have stabilised hectares of dunes with plants that are now providing income

30 March 2022 - 18:41 By Christophe Van Der Perre and Alkis Konstantidinis

Fields, homes, wells and tombs were gradually being buried under shifting sand dunes on this windswept stretch of Madagascar’s southern coastline until the local community fought back, armed only with plants and elbow grease...

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