Supporting Safe Education in the Central Sahel noted over 85 attacks on education in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger between January and July 2020, despite Covid-19-related school closures between late March and May. At least 27 attacks on middle schools were recorded in Mali when schools reopened for children to take their exams in June.

The Drylands Development Programme (DRYDEV) is an integrated programme designed to improve livelihoods and landscapes in semiarid areas of selected countries in the Sahel and Horn of Africa.

The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) report on food security and agriculture is developed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

The surge in armed violence across Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger is having a devastating impact on children’s survival, education, protection and development. The Sahel, a region of immense potential, has long been one of the most vulnerable regions in Africa, home to some countries with the lowest development indicators globally.

Citing a recent report from the NGO Refugees International, Deputy Spokesperson Farhan Haq told correspondents in New York that the number of internally displaced people has also jumped from around 80,000 to nearly 200,000 in one year with more than half being children and women.

In conflict and disaster, children suffer first and suffer most. Today, one in four of the world’s children lives in a conflict or disaster zone — a fact that should shake each of us to our core. All of these children face an uncertain future. Around the world, more than 30 million children have been displaced by conflict.

The Devolved Climate Finance (DCF) mechanism is an innovative model for investing at the local level in developing countries and building sustainable and climate-resilient livelihoods. The mechanism builds on the premise that local communities have in-depth knowledge about climate variability and risks.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations announced on Tuesday that Nigeria and 14 other ECOWAS members are to benefit from an $8 million five-year forest protection project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Thursday said it would provide $25 billion (2.5 trillion shillings) over the next five years to help in the global fight against climate change.

Global law firm, Norton Rose Fulbright, has successfully closed the financing facilities on a 50MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant in Sikasso, Mali for the first French green Independent Power Produc

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