The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) commissioned a team of researchers and experts to find solutions to the crisis in the Sahel. Find out about their recommendations.
The youthfulness of Mali’s population is both an asset and a challenge. If the needs are of the youth not met, they may drawn into crime, terrorism and religious radicalism.
Burkina Faso needs to move from a reactive approach to security to a preventative approach based on providing its youth with work and education.
In an exclusive interview, Mabingue Ngom, UNFPA Regional Director for West and Central Africa, talks to New African about the Demography, Peace and Security project.
Countries of the Sahel face significant social, demographic and security challenges. Only by understanding the link between these issues can we develop a sustainable solution.
In an exclusive interview, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, Head of UNOWAS, calls for an integrated approach to solving the problems of the Sahel.