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Pandemic meets poverty: Pandemonium for pastoralists in the Sahel

10 July 2020 - 16:49

In the Sahel, market closures, border closures and movement restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19 have disrupted the structurally weak pastoral sector, already made vulnerable by conflict.

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