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Sahel faces poverty and conflict traps: a call for international action

Sahel faces poverty and conflict traps: a call for international action

By Jaime de Melo

Conditions in the so-called G-5 countries of the Sahel – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – are grim. This Brookings column from late 2016 summarises a plea for international action..more