The Sahel, Beyond the Headlines: Population, Environment, and Security Dynamics [Video]
Source: The Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars, 2015
Weapons, Waste, and Pollution
Violent extremism in the Sahel region has dominated the news since Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Nigerian schoolgirls one year ago. But the complex dynamics that are compounding the region’s security emergencies are often left out of the headlines. Poor governance, rapid population growth, and environmental pressures, like food insecurity, climate...