Wetlands Degradation in The Sahel Linked to Human Migration, Conflict

22 May 2017 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
EDE, Netherlands

A report published this week presents the case for improving the condition of the wetlands of Africa’s Sahel as part of a strategy to address human migration and its links to the degradation of land and water resources, poverty, conflict and climate change.The Sahel is the is the ecoclimatic semi-arid zone of transition between the Sahara desert to the North and the “Sudan Region” to the South, stretching between the Atlantic Ocean and the Red Sea. It comprises parts of Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Sudan, South Sudan, Algeria, Niger, Nigeria Chad, Eritrea Cameroon, Ethiopia and the Central African Republic...

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