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U.S. development assistance to the Sahel--progress and problems

United States. General Accounting Office

U.S. development assistance to the Sahel--progress and problems

report to the Congress

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance, American -- Sahel.,
  • Food relief, American -- Sahel.,
  • Sahel -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 58 p. ;
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18014462M

    The Sahel problem. Sinn H. PIP: Problems concerning the provision of development aid to the Sahel region of Africa are discussed. The author argues that the population already exceeds the area's carrying capacity, and that the provision of direct aid to the region will only encourage further in-migration and exacerbate the johnsonout.com by: May 01,  · May 1, May 1, by Martin Brandt, posted in Environmental change in the Sahel, Research results More people equal more trees in semi-arid West Africa - Our new study published in Nature Geoscience questions ‘received wisdom’ as concerns the relationship between human agency and woody vegetation of West Africa.

    Project Summary. Welcome Back, Guest Login Register Leave Feedback Environmental Accounting Database/Resources Training Workshop Related Organizations. The overall goal of the project is to develop policy and management recommendations to restore West African drylands and improve rural livelihoods through agroforestry based land management. Two years after the serious humanitarian crisis that affected 16 million people in the Sahel region of West Africa, Development and Peace remains on alert. In , the situation improved slightly, but the harvest was still not plentiful enough to fill the gaps, and the ongoing .

    Mineral resources and oul are having this effect on countries in Central Africa. Is a consequence of poor health conditions and inadequate nutrition in parts of West Africa. Was an early trading kingdom that . Jan 10,  · U.S. strategic interests in Africa’s Sahel have been marginal for decades, but there is a strong case for expanding ties with regional allies to quell a spreading security threat, write J. Peter Pham and CFR’s John Campbell.


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Get this from a library. U.S. development assistance to the Sahel--progress and problems: report to the Congress. [United States. General Accounting Office.] -- The Agency for International Development (AID) is participating in a long-term effort to help the peoples of eight Central and West African countries, called the Sahel, protect themselves from the.

The Agency for International Development (AID) is participating in a long-term effort to help the peoples of eight Central and West African countries, called the Sahel, protect themselves from the vagaries of nature by providing assistance in the achievement of some measure of economic and social development.

Drought And Aid In The Sahel: A Decade Of Development Cooperation (WESTVIEW SPECIAL STUDIES ON AFRICA) [Carolyn M Somerville] on johnsonout.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sahel -- Economic policy. Economic assistance -- Sahel. Droughts -- johnsonout.com by: Crisis In The Sahel: A Case Study In Development Cooperation (WESTVIEW SPECIAL STUDIES IN SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT) [Noel V.

Lateef] on johnsonout.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying johnsonout.com: Noel V. Lateef. The paper focuses on the Sahel taken in the second sense. It concludes that because of a range of strategic, environmental, and geographical problems, it is highly probable that the Sahel will continue to hit the headlines, and that the underlying causes of these 'crises' will remain complex and long term.

periodwill help implement identified priorities to achieve the Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union Agenda The Support Plan is not a new strategy; rather it is an instrument to foster coherence and coordination for greater efficiency and results delivery under the.

A New Approach for the Sahel SUMMARY The Sahel has the capacity to be a massive disruptive force, stimulating fresh pressures of migration and extremism, unless it is addressed by a comprehensive plan of action. There is a ticking time bomb waiting to go off in the Sahel.

The G5 countries --comprised of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania. 2 UNODC Sahel Programme // Progress Report January This report has been written in the memory of Damien Rey. Damien was the Regional Programme Advisor, Peace and Stability, for the Government of Denmark, based in Bamako, Mali.

In the framework of the Humanitarian Response Plan for the Sahel, FAO is appealing for a total USD million to assist million people. Building on the key principles of resilience, the proposed activities are designed to enable the most vulnerable people.

The Sahel development program (SDP) is a useful first step, but issues such as export potential, pricing policy, and land-use management have not been adequately considered.

There is a need to define interrelationships among the organizations involved and procedures for coordinating activities. The Sahel crisis 17 June phase 4 if no significant food and livelihoods assistance is brought on time. Figure 1: Food insecurity in the Sahel in March Source: CILSS 1 The Cadre Harmonisé is the approach promoted by the CILSS, to collect detailed food accessibility data and to cross-check these data with other food.

Resources on the Sahel. Below you will find a list of Sahel Research Group publications and other resources available online, which may be useful to you in following socio-political dynamics in the countries of the Sahel. Ž AID’s Sahel Development Program is unique among U.S.

development efforts because it is a long-term commitment to a multinational effort with a regional focus and it receives separate line item funding within the AID budget.

● The multinational Club/CILSS. Centre 4S was established in June to help countries in the Sahel take the lead in transforming the region’s daunting security and development challenges into johnsonout.comally written in French, this June research paper from the Centre 4S examines.

Jul 12,  · An urgent humanitarian crisis has gripped the Sahel, where more than 18 million people are currently at risk of food insecurity and hunger. Poor rains last year and a resulting drought has plunged a huge swatch of land in the Sahel into crisis.

This area covers parts of 10 countries in Central and West Africa. Official development assistance (ODA) is defined as government aid designed to promote the economic development and welfare of developing countries.

Loans and credits for military purposes are excluded. Aid may be provided bilaterally, from donor to recipient, or channelled through a multilateral development agency such as the United Nations or. UN LAUNCHES A SUPPORT PLAN FOR THE SAHEL, A LAND OF OPPORTUNITIES. On the margins of the 31st Summit of the Africa Union in Nouakchott, the.

Understanding the legal problems of refugees will remain important. If left unaddressed, these problems can undermine the effectiveness of humanitarian and development assistance provided to johnsonout.com: Paul Prettitore. Soil Loss. The Sahel is the zone of transition, in Africa, between the Sahara desert to the north and the tropical rainforest to the south.

Having a semi-arid climate, it stretches across the southern countries of Northern Africa between the Atlantic Ocean and the Red Sea. Nov 01,  · The deaths of four U.S.

soldiers in Niger earlier this month have drawn attention to the deteriorating security situation in parts of the Sahel region of Sub-Saharan Africa. The attack coincided with efforts by the Sahel nations of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger to establish a joint military force to deal with terrorism and other threats to peace in the region.Culture This is when, farmers overuse the same piece of land by growing crops, again and again.

this means that the soil has no time to recover its nutrients. Overgrazing Deforestation Roots bind the soil together. The leaves from the trees, protect the ground from intense.The Government of France is poised to readjust its military presence in the Sahel region of Africa.

Prompted by perceived terrorist threats and risks to French and European interests, the re-organization may have significant implications for future U.S. Government policy and French-American cooperation in .