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The Man Who Stopped the Desert

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7.7/10
Documentary Biography 20101h 30mOn: Prime Video Tags: About Africa 

As a child in Burkina Faso, Yacouba was sent away from home to study the Qur'an, where he and his classmates were almost starving. The young boys would trek across miles of wilderness, only to fall and beg at a straw hut for meagre rations. It is from this harsh background that the young farmer became determined to develop techniques that would bring exhausted soil back into production. His efforts have outdone the work of the world's leading scientists and technological advances costing millions of pounds. They may also yet prove crucial to the future of the world's rapidly growing population and global food demands.The Man Who Stopped the Desert featuring Yacouba Sawadogo is streaming with subscription on Prime Video, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a biography and documentary movie with a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (25 votes).

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Mark Dodd

Mark Dodd

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#80,442 Ranked Movie

#350 Ranked in About Africa Movies

#3751 Ranked in Biography Movies

#14668 Ranked in Movies on Prime Video

The Man Who Stopped the Desert has a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (25 votes). The movie is not at all popular with Reelgood users lately.

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