He said Sahara Reporters could be a model for similar sites throughout the developing world.
The American Interest reports that vast aquifers of water have been found beneath the Sahara desert.
Satellite data showing more green on the southern edge of the Sahara also bear him out.
1610s, from Arabic çahra "desert" (plural çahara), according to Klein, noun use of fem. of the adjective asharu "yellowish red." Related: Saharan.
Desert in northern Africa.
Note: At approximately 3.5 million square miles, it is the world's largest desert.