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- Deadly Mali attack to be investigated by UN rights experts
- Réduire les violences communautaires grâce à deux projets d’infrastructures agricoles dans la région de Gao
- Amid Continuing Violence, Efforts to Implement Mali Peace Agreement Must Be Intensified, Assistant Secretary-General Tells Security Council
- Rapport mensuel de monitoring de protection N° 09 - septembre 2018
- Rapport mensuel de monitoring de protection N° 10 - octobre 2018
As the world prepares to discuss climate change in South Africa next week, activists and researchers are pointing to a region that has been among the most affected in recent years - the Niger River basin in West Africa. In addition to identifying the region's problems, there has been an effort to find solutions to help vulnerable populations there.
A video on the website of the Netherlands-based group Wetlands International shows scenes of parched land, dried up river beds and deforestation in the Niger River basin.
Report identifies 'hotspots' of future food insecurity
Steve Baragona | Washington, D.C.
Higher temperatures and changing rainfall patterns resulting from global climate change will threaten food production in many parts of the world - especially regions in the tropics already struggling with food security, according to a new report.
How climate change affects you depends on more than just how it affects your local weather. It also depends on how much the weather matters to your livelihood, and how well you can cope with the changes.