Africa

The Sahel is engulfed by violence. Climate change, food insecurity and extremists are largely to blame

Climate risks, food insecurity and metastasizing violence are all set to intensify in the west African Sahel. Image: REUTERS/Yves Herman

Robert Muggah

Co-founder, SecDev Group and Co-founder, Igarapé Institute

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A cowherd in Toukounous, Niger. Tension between herders and farmers is rising across the Sahel. Image: Maliger Wide (courtesy ICRC)
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