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Sahel: An approach to aid adapted to fragile areas

In the face of the worsening of conflicts in many regions of the Sahel and their multiple consequences on the living conditions of the populations, the international community is seeking to strengthen the relevance, effectiveness and impact of its aid in these areas, paying particular attention to the prevention and treatment…

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Fighting climate change: an opportunity for conflict prevention in the Sahel

Conflicts over natural resources play a significant role in the deterioration of the security situation in the Sahel, and lack of access to them is clearly a major constraint to sustainable development. In this region, climate change is even increasing stress and risks such as the reduction of water availability…

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Niger: defeating hunger and defying climate change

More than 80% of the Niger’s population live from agriculture. However, it is often practised inefficiently. A project of the German Cooperation shows that yields can be significantly increased by expanding small-scale irrigation infrastructure. On 8 March 2021, Niger’s Prime Minister Brigi Rafini formally launched the second phase of the…

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Burkina Faso: the municipalities improve people’s access to basic social services and local democracy

Nearly half of the population in Burkina Faso lives below the poverty line. Their access to clean water, education or health care is often not guaranteed. With decentralisation, the Government of Burkina Faso aims to ensure that the development of these basic benefits is designed by local communities, in order…

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What record for the Alliance Sahel after 3 years at the service of the Sahelian populations?

The first results report on the action of the Sahel Alliance, at the end of its 3 years of existence, was officially published on Tuesday 19 January during a digital conference. The conference panel brought together high-level speakers, including the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, the European Union and Cooperation,…

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Editorial – May 2021

Madam, Sir, dear members, dear partners, Since 20 April, all eyes have been on Chad, following the death of President Idriss Déby Itno. We extend our deepest condolences to the Chadian people and assure them of our solidarity and support in facing the country’s development challenges. The Alliance members are…

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