Social Protection and Climate Change: How can social protection address regular climate-related risks in the Sahel?

Organization(s): Agence Française de Développement, ILO
Regions: The Sahel
Year: 2017
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The effects of climate change are increasingly apparent in many Sahel countries. Relief efforts during crises and in response to everyday deprivation have been largely led by outside actors. However, many Sahel countries have now adopted national strategies for social protection, providing new opportunities for them to establish basic guarantees and incorporate lessons from neighbouring countries on addressing climate-related risks.

Social Protection and Human Rights