A new approach to resilience in the Sahel

Africa’s Sahel region continues to be plagued by food insecurity, and this time the United Nations wants to try something new — integrate humanitarian aid with long-term development plans to build resilience in coordination with governments.

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  • Elena L. Pasquini

    Elena Pasquini covers the development work of the European Union as well as various U.N. food and agricultural agencies for Devex News. Based in Rome, she also reports on Italy's aid reforms and attends the European Development Days and other events across Europe. She has interviewed top international development officials, including European Commissioner for Development Andris Piebalgs. Elena has contributed to Italian and international magazines, newspapers and news portals since 1995.