The baker and the tree
In the northern Nigerian state of Jigawa, the demand for firewood for baking bread has resulted in unsustainable felling of trees. This has further accentuated the problem of desert encroachment. Watch the video below and contact us on email@example.com if you have a solution.
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The Baker and the Tree
The State of Jigawa in the North of Nigeria is investing in Re-Greening the Sahel with a huge afforestation program. Yet bakers cut tons of trees every year to feed their bread ovens. Does anybody know a smart solution for traditional bakeries? How to feed bakeries with alternative sources of power? The film and cooperation with Jigawa State administration is part of the work of Heinrich Boell Foundation West Africa.