The United Nations aid chief raised alarm on Tuesday over a worsening food crisis in the Sahel region that has sent malnutrition rates skyrocketing to their worst level since 2012.

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A devastating drought or other shock can force small-scale farmers in developing economies to sell off assets or cut meals and other consumption to cope. Even the risk of a shock can stifle their future by pushing them to underinvest in profitable but risky activities like cotton farming.

Africa50, Green Climate Fund (GCF) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) are set to develop solar projects in the Sahel through the Desert to Power Programme.

Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock released today US$30 million from the UN’s Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to urgently scale-up relief efforts in West Africa’s Sahel, where an acut

A third of the 18,6 million people of Burkina Faso, one of the poorest countries of the world, will experience food insecurity this year, Agriculture Minister Niouga Ambroise Ouedraogo said on Mond

Five million people in West Africa's Sahel region will need food aid in the coming months following a drought, but current funding will be insufficient to prevent starvation, the United Nations sai

Global telecommunications operator, Orange, has announced that it is moving forward in the deployment of its electrification programme for rural zones by launching the service in Burkina Faso.

President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strengthen economic ties between the two countries

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said 29 African countries out of 37 are currently in need of external food assistance, unchanged from November 2017.

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