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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 on 29 Mar 2023
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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 on 13 Oct 2021
Consulted 84 times
Semestrial Panoramas are special issues of the MacroDev series written by AFD analysts; They present a synthesis of macronomic et socioeconomic analyses of emerging and developing countries. In addition to short, country-focused articles, a thematic section sheds light on broader economic and...
Published on 08 Sep 2021
Across the world, flooding remains the most frequent and most damaging natural risk. This technical report begins by exploring the reasons for this state of affairs: hydrological regimes, the existence of extreme events as part of a continuous distribution of possibilities, and the concepts of...
Published in May 2021
Consulted 41 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 in June 2020
The violence linked to the Boko Haram crisis has had an impact far beyond the birthplace of the movement in northeast Nigeria, its combat zones and the areas to which its fighters have withdrawn. The multidimensional consequences of this crisis have affected the entire sub-region of the...
Published in October 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 70 times
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From 2009, insecurity linked to the insurgency of the Boko Haram group and its repression spreads from the heart of Nigerian Borno to the north-east of the country and then to the border areas of neighboring countries, Cameroon, Niger and Chad. The crisis has progressively affected the entire...
Published in July 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 1380 times
Self-produced food amounts to less than half of the total food that people consume, and the provision of food is therefore largely reliant on market supply, in urban and rural areas alike; domestic food market are considerably more important than export markets for agriculture production; urban and...
Published in June 2015
Consulted 1058 times
In 2012 the Evaluation Division of AFD’s Research Department decided to evaluate and follow up 20 years of AFD Group interventions in the pastoral water sector in Chad. This exercise, which covered 11 projects implemented in three areas of Chad between 1993 and 2013, was driven by the need for a...
Published in September 2014