The Private Sector: A Key Development Partner in the Sahel
August 25, 2020 | The Sahel region in Africa is a study in contrasts. It has among the world’s youngest population and largest reserves of natural resources, and is home to some of the poorest and most vulnerable populations.
A Pivotal Moment to Regulate Artisanal Gold Mining in Burkina Faso
July 7, 2020 | Artisanal gold mining is a crucial economic sector throughout the G5 Sahel countries of Mali, Mauritania, Burkina Faso, Chad, and Niger. In Burkina Faso it contributes substantially to the state budget, however this mining comes with risks.
Finding Resilience in the Sahel during the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 24, 2020 | COVID-19 has captured the attention of the Sahel as a top priority for 2020. Across the region the pandemic dominates government agendas, while the security situation continues continues to deteriorate outside of the regional capitals.
Market Makers: How Senegal’s Informal Traders Are Getting Their Voices Heard
April 11, 2019 | This article discusses the movement in Senegal to ensure traders in the informal economy are getting their voices heard.
Nigeria Elections 2015: Building the Private Sector Voice through Coalitions
September 25, 2014 | Nigeria’s upcoming elections have been attracting a lot of international attention because of the country’s population, economy, and political status, which are among the highest on the continent.