The Man Who Stopped the Desert

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Yacouba Sawadogo, an illiterate peasant farmer from Africa, has succeeded where international agencies failed. Over the last twenty years he has become a pioneer in the fight against desertification and hunger. Yacouba’s struggle is pure, inspiring drama. One man’s determined efforts now have the potential to benefit many thousands.

  • Movie number
    4
  • Section
    Competition
  • Director
    Mark Dodd
  • Script
    Mark Dodd
  • Photographer
    Mark Dodd
  • Country
    England
  • Length
    63 min
  • Year
    2010
  • Festival version
    English, Czech