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A Wise Man for Sahel

David Gosset | Posted 12.09.2012 | World
David Gosset

Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, has appointed the former Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi as special envoy to the Sahel region, which covers parts of Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Algeria, Niger, Chad, Sudan, South Sudan and Eritrea.

How To Help The Sahel

Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact

Amid drought, war, a food shortage and government corruption, Africa's Sahel region is on the verge of an alarming humanitarian crisis, as the people ...

The Faces Of Mali's Worst Human Rights Crisis In 50 Years

Jane Labous | Posted 08.23.2012 | Impact
Jane Labous

Extreme violence in Mali has driven thousands of residents across their borders to neighbouring countries Burkina Faso and Niger. The children's right...

Helping Africa's Sahel Region Before Crisis Hits: What You Can Do

Jessica Prois | Posted 08.27.2012 | Impact
Jessica Prois

To call attention to the developing crisis in the Sahel we're asking our readers to road-test a new social-network platform called Thunderclap, which allows people to send one uniform message, either by tweet or via a post to other social networks, like Facebook.

Giving Sahel Farmers The Tools For Success: Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration

World Vision | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact
World Vision

It's easy to tell Rabiou Mahamadou is a farmer. Like many people in Niger, it's how he's fed his family for his whole life. In the past, he would have used only techniques handed down from generation to generation. But today, things are different.

Sahel Crisis Blogger Series: Share Your Stories

Huffington Post | Jessica Prois | Posted 06.21.2012 | Impact

A humanitarian crisis looms in Africa's Sahel region, as drought, war, a food shortage and government corruption have the populations of this sub-Saha...