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Tackling soil erosion in Nigeria

Southern Nigeria is affected by massive and expanding gully erosion, an advanced form of land degradation. The root causes of gully erosion are complex but climate change is a major culprit. In Nigeria, the impact is clear: loss of farmland and vegetation, isolation of villages and loss of life. Now locals are calling for government aid to tackle the problem.

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