The Geography of Conflict in North and West Africa
This study maps the evolution of violence across North and West Africa, with a particular focus on Mali, Lake Chad and Libya.
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Food and Nutrition Crisis 2020: Analyses & Responses
The food and nutrition crisis of 2020 will be remembered as one of the most serious in recent decades. Behind the figures that the reader will come across in this brochure there are lives at risk, women in distress, and children whose stunted growth is compromising their prospects of leading a dignified life.
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Livestock trade in West Africa
Using network analysis, this paper builds on a database of 42 251 animal movements to describe the structure of livestock trade in West Africa.
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How is life in your city?
We surveyed more than 4 000 young people across 17 countries and 27 cities in West Africa and the Sahel to find out how they feel about their cities. Here are the first results.
The Fact Sketching series is produced in collaboration with Cartooning for Peace. Each month, a drawing accompanied by a text offers an alternative look at what is at stake in the Sahel and West Africa.
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Global virus, local realities
The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic is unfolding as the region faces a food crisis of exceptional magnitude and high levels of insecurity. This webpage features updated data, analyses and articles on the situation.
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