Humanitarian challenges in a country in transition

Savanes in northern Cote d’Ivoire is an arid part of the world. It sits on the southern fringe of West Africa’s Sahel region, and people there face many of the stresses that communities in Sahel countries deal with. They regularly endure extended periods of draught, high food prices, food products diverted to foreign markets, food insecurity and malnutrition.

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