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Coping with crisis in the Sahel

Forced sale
  • Food and feed shortage
  • Forced sale
  • Worrying times
  • Malnutrition threat
  • Desperate measures
  • Working on water
  • Vaccinating livestock
  • Cash for work
  • Market garden
  • Time to act

Forced sale

Grazing areas for livestock are fast disappearing under desert. As a result, animals become weak and their value on the market falls alarmingly, but people are forced to sell more and more of their livestock to make ends meet.

picture credit: © Andy Hall/Oxfam



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