Why the Sahel Needs U.S. $1.6 Billion Again


Even though aid agencies estimate the number of people in the Sahel region at risk of going hungry this year has dropped, the 2013 regional strategy calls for U.S.$1.66 billion to help meet humanitarian needs - an identical figure to the 2012 crisis appeal.
  • West Africa:  Why Sahel Needs U.S. $1.6bn Again This Year

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 19 February 2013

    The 2013 Sahel Regional Strategy calls for US$1.66 billion to help meet humanitarian needs and build up resilience among vulnerable groups - an identical figure to the 2012 crisis ... read more »

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Sahel farmers are finding ways to reclaim the desert.