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Sahel Alliance provides strong support to G5 Sahel climate programmes

The Sahel is considered one of the most vulnerable regions in the world to the consequences of climate change. The Sahel is a region with immense potential. However with challenges related to environmental degradation, population growth, poverty and conflict, the effects of climate change are currently exacerbating existing vulnerabilities. The members…

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The members of the Sahel Alliance are more committed than ever to supporting Niger in accelerating access to electricity

At the close of the round table on accelerating access to electricity in Niger, Affouda Léon Biaou, Senior Energy Specialist for the World Bank and coordinator of the “Energy” working group for the Sahel Alliance in Niger, takes stock of the commitments of the members of the Sahel Alliance and…

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Round table on electricity in Niger: “We note that our agenda is neither overly ambitious nor utopian.”

On 4 and 5 November 2020, the government of Niger, technical and financial partners, the private sector and donors met in Niamey for the first round table aimed at accelerating electrification in Niger towards universal access by 2030. At the end of the exchanges, assessment and review of progress, with…

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