Fund recipient Victoria White travelled to Senegal, to report on the progress of Africa’s ‘Great Green Wall’ of trees; an ambitious plan to plant 7,700km of trees to halt the Sahara’s growth. Victoria’s work was published in The Irish Times, and can be viewed here.
Most victims of Covid 19 are anonymous. Not in the case of the first person to lose his life to the disease in Senegal. On Tuesday, March 31st, the West African nation was shocked by the terrible news that Pape Diouf, who became a Senegalese hero as the manager of the Olympique de Marseilles football […]
It took some effort to wake up the woman in the ticket kiosk at the Museum of Black Civilisations, in Dakar, Senegal. It was a very hot Wednesday afternoon and there was barely a soul in the place. Maybe there was some special reason for this on that particular day. I hope so, because it’s […]
The government and aid agencies weren’t consulting the village chiefs. That’s what three of the Fulani tribal chiefs said, anyway, when I met them in a remote corner of the Senegalese Sahel to discuss the progress of the Great Green Wall tree-planting project by which a band of vegetation is meant to be spread across […]
Fund recipient Victoria White travelled to Lebanon to report on the experiences of young refugees with autism and other disabilities, and the NGOs working to help them. Victoria’s work was published by the Irish Examiner, and the online version can be accessed here. A gallery of photography from Victoria’s project can be viewed here. […]