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Thinking differently about human smuggling responses: Horn of Africa to Europe

My colleagues at the Global Initiative and I have repeatedly argued that securitised responses to human smuggling only exacerbate the problems they are trying to solve, particularly in conjunction with a reduction on legal options for migration. 163 more words

EU

There's No Easy Way Out of Africa for French Forces

Re-Blogged From Stratfor

Forecast Highlights

  • The weakness of Sahel states, including Mali and Niger, will continue to force them to rely on foreign powers, such as France, for security.
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Foreign Policy

Mali – Sahel: March 2017 Violent Incidents Related to AQIM, Ansar al-Din, JNIM, and Other Security Incidents

By Rida Lyammouri

April 24th, 2017

Sahel MeMo March 2017 Tracker – PDF

Security situation in Mali and Sahel in general was overshadowed by the creation of new jihadist coalition on 02 March 2017. 434 more words

Sahel

Abu Musab al Barnawi: Ideals vs. Reality

By Omar S Mahmood

April 19th, 2017

At the time of the August 2016 split, Abu Musab al-Barnawi and his associates served more in an opposition role, expressing discontent regarding the group’s trajectory or practices, and promising change. 1,312 more words

Sahel

Dr. Sheldon Gellar

Sheldon Gellar is a political scientist and Africanist scholar who has worked in a dozen African countries as an international development consultant with USAID, the UNDP, Club du Sahel and other donors over the past forty years. 335 more words

The increasing use of groundwater for irrigation poses a major threat to global food security

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Copyright: Panos

Groundwater overuse rising, could hit food prices

Speed read

  • The world has been increasingly extracting groundwater to support agriculture
  • Most of these go to rice, wheat, cotton, corn, sugar and soybean crops…
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Food / Food Security