Kofi Annan leaves legacy as champion for landscape restoration in Africa

As the world pays tribute and honors the life of Kofi Annan, many will remember the global leader first and foremost as the first black African to serve as U.N. secretary general and as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

But Annan, who died on Saturday at the age of 80 in Switzerland, was also a crusader for climate action and strongly supported reforestation, protection, restoration and conservation of the global environment.

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