A Verdict on Aid to the Sahel

Observer 205, April/May 1997
Since the drought of 1973–74, the Sahel is no longer front-page news. The region has not experienced a major famine in almost 25 years and its economy is gradually beginning to be modernised. The ‘second generation’ of development cooperation with the Sahel must be tailored to the region’s changing requirements. To mark its twentieth anniversary, the Club du Sahel decided to see what lessons could be learned from experiences of the past two decades.

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