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The Geography of Conflict in North and West Africa

This study maps the evolution of violence across North and West Africa, with a particular focus on Mali, Lake Chad and Libya.

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36th annual meeting of the RPCA

The 36th annual meeting of the Food Crisis Prevention Network (RPCA) will be held virtually on 3 December 2020.

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Working paper

Livestock trade in West Africa

Using network analysis, this paper builds on a database of 42 251 animal movements to describe the structure of livestock trade in West Africa.

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Urbanisation

How is life in your city?

We surveyed more than 4 000 young people across 17 countries and 27 cities in West Africa and the Sahel to find out how they feel about their cities. Here are the first results.

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Fact Sketching

The Fact Sketching series is produced in collaboration with Cartooning for Peace. Each month, a drawing accompanied by a text offers an alternative look at what is at stake in the Sahel and West Africa.

Image: GLEZ/Cartooning for Peace

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Policy brief

Global virus, local realities

A new policy brief explores some of the potential impacts of Covid-19 in West Africa and outlines a number of policy implications to help support government actions.

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Food and nutrition security

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