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7th Operational Steering Committee: Building on the region’s potential and strengthening coordination and partnerships in the face of the current perils in the Sahel

The 7th meeting of the Operational Steering Committee (OSC) of the Sahel Alliance was held on Monday 13 December 2021 in Brussels at the invitation of the Director for Africa of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Christoph Rauh, the current chairman of the OSC. This…

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JOINT STATEMENT: Funding for the Regional Public Investment Programme of the Hodh Ech Chargui 2022-2025

  This Saturday, November 27, 2021, was held in Néma,  under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, His Excellency Mr. Mohamed Bilal Messoud, a meeting for the mobilisation of external financing of the Regional Strategy for Accelerated Growth and Shared Prosperity (SCRAPP) of Hodh Ech Chargui. This round table was…

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Mission of the Coordinator of the Sahel Alliance to Burkina Faso

Mr. Adrien Haye, Coordinator of the Sahel Alliance, visited Burkina Faso from 8 to 11 November 2021. The  numerous and fruitful meetings enabled the strengthening of dialogue and consultation with the national authorities in charge of the G5 Sahel and of the dynamics of coordination between members and partners of…

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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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JOINT MISSION TO NIGER: PROVIDING A COLLECTIVE AND CONCERTED RESPONSE TO THE CHALLENGES OF STABILISATION AND DEVELOPMENT

From 11 to 15 October 2021, Mr Adrien HAYE, the Coordinator of the Sahel Alliance, visited Niger on a joint mission with the High Representative of the Sahel Coalition, the European Union Special Representative for the Sahel and the Secretariat of the Partnership for Security and Stability in the Sahel…

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MAURITANIA: VISITS BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE OPERATIONAL STEERING COMMITTEE AND THE COORDINATOR OF THE SAHEL ALLIANCE FOR A STRENGTHENED PARTNERSHIP.

To strengthen the partnership with the Mauritanian authorities and the Executive Secretariat of the G5 Sahel, a Sahel Alliance mission took place from 20 to 24 October in Mauritania. The delegation was led by Mr Christoph RAUH, Current Chairman of the Operational Steering Committee (OSC) of the Sahel Alliance, Africa…

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A virtual journey into the Sahel

  The Sahel has long been a crossroads of humanity, learning, and exchange. Today, the region faces many challenges stemming from climate change, including more frequent droughts and floods—which can directly affect regional stability and food security. The World Bank has created an immersive tour of the region to elevate the…

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Water and sanitation in Burkina Faso: a coordinated response to the needs of the people of the Sahel region

The European Union has strengthened its commitment to support the Burkinabe State in providing access to drinking water and sanitation through the signing in December 2020 of two grant contracts for a total amount of (€5,000,000), one with the Office Nationale de l’Eau et de l’Assainissement (ONEA) and the other…

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