“The Sahel is one of Africa’s most fragile regions and suffers from multiple longstanding and overlapping challenges, including entrenched poverty, underdevelopment, climate risks, and food insecurity. These chronic vulnerabilities have been exacerbated in recent years by the spread of a byzantine network of extremist and armed groups that have instrumentalized simmering local grievances and inter-community tensions to spread across the region’s porous borders.”

https://afrobarometer.org/publications/pp74-violent-extremism-africa-citizen-perspectives-sahel-epicenter-and-periphery

By author

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *