Greening The Earth

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This page is dedicated to sharing the success stories of local peoples efforts, from all over the world, that have converted drought prone and desert areas into flourishing and thriving green economies.

If you know about an/any effort to green the drought prone and desert lands from around the world do share them with us. Do send us an email along with the links and we will feature them here to share with the world.


1.Regreening Ethiopia's Highlands: A New Hope for Africa:

2. Zimbabwe-The Experience of Mr. Phiri in Improving Dry Land Management:


For more than 15 years, cameraman and ecologist John D. Liu has been working on his worldwide mission to green deserts and to restore biodiversity.


  1. This green oasis is a drought-proof village in Rajasthan.:
  2. How one man created a forest in a cold desert of Himachal Pradesh:
  3. How a cooperative conserved rainwater to grow a forest in a drought-prone Dharmapuri of Tamil Nadu:
  4. From Drought To Prosperity (Hindi) | Paani Foundation | Satyamev Jayate Water Cup:
  5. In the busy City of Bangalore where people don't have the time or space to grow a tree, we found a man who created an entire forest right at the heart of the city.The knowledge we gained from our interaction with him was incomparable. Hope you gain something out of this :


  1. The video documents the ongoing work of Permaculture Gurus, Geoff and Nadia Lawton, in the Dead Sea Valley. It begins with the famous original 'Greening the Desert' five minute video clip, and then continues into Part II, a 2009 update to the 2001 original. You'll get to see and learn about the original Greening the Desert site and see some of the spin-off effects of its influence throughout Jordan.