It is time to reconsider the predominant strategy in play on the continent for dealing with terrorism.
Scientists are trying to figure out what risks changes in Lake Chad's levels pose to people in the region.
Wetlands are disappearing rapidly - but new data and technologies are revolutionising our knowledge.
Talk of ethnic and religious conflict between Muslim Fulani herders and local Christian farmers misses the full picture – this is about resources.
The transnational project conceived 30 years ago to replenish the drying waters of Lake Chad finally seems poised to take off. But first, internal politics within member states must be overcome.