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“The real potential of the Sahel is its youth”

An interview with Mahamat Hamid Koua, current Chair of the G5 Sahel Council of Ministers, Chadian Minister of Economy, Development Planning and International Cooperation What are your expectations as Lead Minister responsible for the G5 Sahel regarding the General Assembly of the Sahel Alliance, and the orientations that may emerge…

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“Investing in women in the Sahel creates a positive multidimensional impact on society as a whole.”

Despite the challenges, the Sahel is full of innovative practices that improve gender equality and the rights of women and girls. Aïssatou Aïda Dosso, Co-lead of the Sahel Alliance Gender Working Group and Senior Gender and Innovation Officer at the African Development Bank (AfDB), shares with us the barriers and…

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“Developing the solar potential of regions such as the Sahel is becoming an absolute necessity”

Lavdal Ould Dadde, a hydraulic engineer by training and Director of Hydraulics at the Central Directorate of the Ministry of Hydraulics and Sanitation, answers Alliance Sahel’s questions on the potential and challenges in Mauritania’s water and sanitation sector. What are the main challenges in terms of access to drinking water…

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“There is an urgent need to address the root causes of climate change and help communities adapt”

Rama Leclerc, resilience specialist at the World Food Programme (WFP), alerts us to the challenges faced by Sahelian countries in the food security and environmental protection sectors. She also shares innovative practices and actions implemented by local communities or with development partners to strengthen food security in the Sahel. Rama…

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Supporting development in a context of fragility: 4 years after its creation, what progress has been made by the Sahel Alliance?

Since the Sahel Alliance’s inception in 2017, its members have maintained a strong commitment in the Sahel region, despite the challenges. At the dawn of its 4th year of existence, this progress report highlights the current landscape of the donor coordination platform’s action in response to the development challenges in…

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