How youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution' to counteract climate change
How youth activists in Iraq are waging a 'green revolution' to counteract climate change

‘Yalla Nazraa’ is Arabic for ‘let’s plant’, and the motto behind a coalition of volunteers and horticulturalists steering positive environmental activism to counteract climate change.The youth-led initiative ‘Green Iraq’ is planting thousands of wildlings and sowing seeds, accelerating a local tree renaissance from Zakho to Basra.Decades of war have crippled agricultural capacity, and the sector’s recovery remains inhibited by poor-governance and environmental stressors exacerbated by climate change.In mid-September, Baghdad partnered with the United Nations (UN), launching Iraq’s National Ada…

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