Thursday, May 31, 2018
Language:
English

Sweden supports drought-stricken farmers and herders in the Sahel

Sweden, through the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), will support drought-stricken farmers and herders in the Sahel, with a focus on Burkina Faso and Mali. Channelled through the Swedish International Development Cooperation (SIDA), the $9.9 million contribution comes in response to FAO's appeal for the Sahel as more than 4 million people in the region face increasing hardships following dry spells in 2017 that decimated farmers' crops and livestock. Read More