Livestock Markets in the Sahel: Market Integration, the Role of Climate and Conflict in Price Formation
- By Catherine Simonet, Sy Martial, Stéphanie Brunelin and Lucie Royer
Cattle and goats in the dry Sahel landscape near Yola, Nigeria – Credit: Chris de Bode, © Panos.
West Africa is receiving renewed attention from the international community. At the heart of climatic, migratory and security issues with international consequences, the region is the source of many resilience, humanitarian aid and security programmes as well as development projects.
This report aims to inform governments, regional institutions and technical and financial partners about current livestock market dynamics in the Sahelian zone.