This brief shows that 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 governments have now adopted national strategies for social protection, providing new opportunity for them to establish basic guarantees and incorporate lessons from neighbouring countries on addressing climate-related risks.
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Organization: ILO, Agence Française de Developpement
Topics: Industry, Labour, Green Jobs/Economy, Risk Reduction/Management, COP22 List of UN Publications
Type of material: Other
Publication date: 2016