This publication explores current global security issues, their development in West Africa and their potential impact on regional stability. It takes a close look at issues such as terrorism and trafficking, climate change, and the links between security and development.... use practices, and a fragile ecology ... made soil erosion, desertification, and freshwater scarcity serious problems.a He also claims that what he calls a demographic and environmental stressa were important causes of the Touareg ... This was the main cause of the first Touareg uprising against the Malian state in 1963 (Ag Baye, 1993; Lecocq, 2004), which took place during a wet period in the Sahel.
|Title||:||West African Studies Global Security Risks and West Africa Development Challenges|
|Publisher||:||OECD Publishing - 2012-02-02|