With the security situation in the Sahel - the African region between the Sahara to the north and the Sudanian Savanna to the south - as well as the area around Lake Chad, becoming increasingly volatile, the EU has boosted its support of the region by injecting €115.5 million in aid under the EU  Emergency Trust Fund for Africa to complement ongoing efforts in this region.

The Sahel and Lake Chad regions are comprised of twelve countries, including Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ivory Coast, t...


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