The political will displayed by the Sahel member countries of the G5 Task Force appears to be out of step with the actual capabilities of their armies.
La surmilitarisation de la crise dans la région du Sahel n'a guère contribué à sa stabilité.
The over-militarisation of the crisis across the Sahel region has done little to foster stability.
French policymakers understand that sharing the burdens of military operations with global partners can help boost flagging support at home.
Descent-based slavery – when a slave status is ascribed to a person based on their alleged ancestry – continues to exist in Mali.
Aquaculture is endangering the marine environment, threatening the livelihood of small-scale fishers and food security.
The build-up of foreign armed forces does not bode well for the citizens of Niger.
A big rise in armed attacks in the Sahel - and the intensity of the attacks in recent years - is now seen as a major source of concern.
Ségou in Mali has successfully developed its urban cultural economy in ways that’s inclusive, sustainable and context-sensitive.