Scaling up for resilient individuals, communities and systems in the Sahel

from World Food Programme
Published on 06 Nov 2019 View Original

Key characteristics of the G5 Sahel:

• Home to 80 million people; population projected to double in 20 years

• More than 4 million people are recurrently food insecure

1 in 4 people live in conflict areas

1 out of 3 or 4 children and youth are out of school

80% of lands in the Sahel are estimated to be degraded

• Persistent high burden of chronic and acute malnutrition