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Over the past decade, the deterioration of the security situation has profoundly destabilized the Central Sahel, with spillover effects throughout the region and even beyond. Weakened social cohesion has led to increasingly violent and uncontrolled conflict. In addition, the political turmoil...
Published in March 2023
Consulted 56 times
The dual shock of the health crisis and the war in Ukraine has pushed up inflation to an extent not seen in developed countries since the 1979 oil shock and the Iran-Iraq war. This shock has put an end to two decades of disinflation imported from China and other emerging and developing countries...
Published in February 2023
Consulted 221 times
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Fragility and conflict are the main lenses through which Sahelian issues are most often viewed. However, the crystallization of the debate around these issues, real as they are, leads to a narrowing of analyses, whereas the truth is that the region is also seeing positive trends. Even as it...
Published in October 2021
Consulted 461 times
Consulted 319 times
As crises become longer and more complex, AFD Group has made a key commitment to sustainable peace, to the climate and to social cohesion. This commitment is part of France’s “Prevention, Resilience and Sustainable Peace” strategy aimed at minimizing States’ and societies’ vulnerabilities. This...
Published on 24 Feb 2021
In Mauritania, only 15% of the rural population has access to sanitation. As part of the Sahel Alliance, AFD and the European Union are supporting the Mauritanian authorities to raise awareness of good practices. With the help of an NGO, in the south of the country, village hygiene...
Published in November 2019
The security, humanitarian, and sociopolitical situation in the Sahel has continued to deteriorate since the 2012 crisis in Mali, with a significant increase in conflict hotspots. More than one million people, according to OCHA reports, have been forcibly displaced in the G5 Sahel countries, due...
Published in October 2019
Consulted 75 times
We use a multilevel approach to characterize the relationship between weather shocks and (internal and international) migration intentions. We combine individual survey data on migration intentions with measures of localized weather shocks for Western African countries over 2008-2016. A meta-...
Published on 03 Oct 2019
In 2012 a call for proposals for FISONG projects was launched in the field of "Sanitation, hygiene and waste: long-term mechanisms and local capabilities” aiming at improving sanitation services in the context of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs...
Published on 22 Jun 2018
Consulted 268 times
For twenty years now, the Sahel region has been marked by rising insecurity, political crises, and poorly controlled flows of people, arms and illegal goods, with a major risk of States becoming destabilized. In the wake of the war in Libya and the Malian crisis, causes, arms, and combatants have...
Published in March 2017
Consulted 1457 times
Since the Paris Declaration, the topic of “capacity development” has gained considerable momentum in the reflection on Official Development Assistance (ODA). The international community had previously relied on heterogeneous practices and had pursued sometimes contradictory objectives. It therefore...
Published in June 2012
Consulted 3500 times
In the coming decades, West African countries could benefit from a “demographic window of opportunity” in order to reduce their poverty. The entry of 160 million young people into the labor market between 2010 and 2030 can accelerate economic growth. However, these countries will only benefit...
Published in March 2012
Consulted 1312 times
The current development of African education systems focuses on the perspective of universal completion of six years of schooling. This perspective, targeted by the international community for the year 2015 (Dakar declaration, Millennium Development Goals), will no doubt be reached by a number of...
Published on 31 Aug 2017
Since the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, developing countries and donors have increasingly favoured the development of sectoral aid, which represents a substantially different approach from the way aid was provided in the past. In light of this, AFD decided to carry out a...
Published in December 2009