Sahel and central africa map. The sahel region has since suffered violence from militant groups linked to al qaeda and islamic state trafficking and the emergence of armed groups in one of the worlds poorest regions. Crisis groups early warning watch list identifies up to ten countries and regions at risk of conflict or escalation of violence. In these situations early action driven or supported by the eu and its member states would generate stronger prospects for peace. Africa mapan online interactive map of africa showing its borders countries capitals seas and adjoining areas.
The continent of africa borders the southern half of the mediterranean sea. It connects to information about africa and the history and geography of african countries. Hear the names of countries and capitals pronounced. The sahel s e h l is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition in africa between the sahara to the north and the sudanian savanna to the south.
The unodc project office in bangui opened in june 2018 following the signing of an agreement with the united nations multidimensional integrated stabilization mission in the central african republic minusca in march 2018. The sahel has long experienced a series of historic droughts dating back to at least the 17th century. Mapping the distribution of human african trypanosomiasis. The sahel region is a climate zone sandwiched between the african savannah grasslands to the south and the sahara desert to the north across west and central africa.
Our living analysis integrates expert opinions and research articles covering a range of perspectives on economic ecological security and geopolitical developments in the region.