Sahelian


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Sahelian

emanating from or pertaining to Sahel, the region south of the Sahara desert in Central Africa.

Sahelian goat
many varieties of this dual-purpose breed in North West Africa.
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The consequences of drug trafficking are particularly concerning for Sahelian governments, as it remains a key source of financing for terrorist and armed groups.
The origin of the Tashliks in Algeria goes back to the Sahelian droughts of 1973 and 1984, when many sought refuge in Algeria.
In late 2012, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the African Facility for Inclusive Markets and ECOWAS jointly launched the Sahelian Onion Productivity and Market Expansion Programme (SOPMEP) cross-border initiative, with the goal of integrating cross-border smallholder producers into the regional onion value chain, increasing their competitiveness and facilitating their access to the regional market.
Wise makes strong cases for resonances between Derrida's writing and the Sahelian culture of Africa, as well as the Abrahamic religious traditions.
Within the very arid and difficult environment of the Sahelian region of Africa, Lake Chad and its associated riverine system have always played an extremely important role in the livelihood of the millions of people living in the Basin.
We expect them to lend their expertise in solving the problem in Mali and Sahelian region.
In Algeria, for example, the crisis has thwarted an enduring approach to overseeing Sahelian security affairs.
Of course, the Malians aren't just coming in handy to kill Darfurians: they are also now being used as a mobile Sahelian security force.
The WAM circulation originates in late spring in the Gulf of Guinea when the sea-land energy contrasts near the surface turn the tropical low-level easterly and northeasterly flows to southwesterly, advecting ocean moisture inland and triggering the monsoonal rainfall up to the Sahelian belt.
During the Libyan conflict, many Sahelian nomads, including jihadists, were hired as mercenary fighters to support the regime of Moammar Gaddafi.
The outcome of the emergency depends on Sahelian rains and, perhaps more importantly, the ability of specialist teams to deal with the locusts in adequate personal security.