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How climate change fuels conflicts in West Africa

The crisis in the Sahel shows that wars fuelled by climate change could make earth a place unfit for life earlier than rising temperatures With...

Great Green Wall: Stakeholders seek to restore Sahel for nature, people

BirdLife International and the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) on Monday, July 13, 2022, organised a workshop on enhancing biodiversity mainstreaming in the actions of...

UK minister blames climate change for insecurity in Nigeria, Sahel region

The UK Minister for Africa, James Duddridge, has blamed the insecurity challenges being faced by some African countries to the effects of climate change. James...

Great Green Wall receives over $10bn to regreen the Sahel

The ambitious Great Green Wall for the Sahel and Sahara Initiative (GGW) has received at least $10 billion in new funding. The funding will...

UN appoints Dieye of Senegal as special coordinator for development in Sahel

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, on Thursday, January 7, 2021 appointed Abdoulaye Dieye of Senegal as the Special Coordinator for development in the Sahel. Dieye is...

From dry to wet: Rainfall might abruptly increase in Africa’s Sahel

Climate change could turn one of Africa's driest regions into a very wet one by suddenly switching on a Monsoon circulation. For the first...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

The StopEACOP Campaign says it is appalled by Standard Bank's decision to help finance the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP)...
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IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a summit to draw a seed roadmap for the West African...

WFP increases response in Nigeria, others to address rising hunger

The World Food Programme (WFP) says it will increase its food and nutrition assistance programme in some countries in...

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Campaigners decry Standard Bank’s decision to fund EACOP

The StopEACOP Campaign says it is appalled by Standard...

IITA, TAAT, Sasakawa convene stakeholders for Benin seed roadmap

Stakeholders from Benin and across Africa are organising a...
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