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COVID-19 and Disruptions to Vulnerable Rural Livelihoods in the Sahel

Sep 10, 2020 | Corinne Riquet & Jamie Anderson | CGAP

The livelihoods of vulnerable rural households in fragile environments such as Niger and the wider Sahel have been strongly affected by the unprecedented circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. As traditional resilience mechanisms falter, we need to learn from them and develop new interventions to build resilience now and in the future. A holistic, coordinated approach by stakeholders can help create solutions that make it possible for vulnerable rural households to escape the recurring cycle of emergency food aid and greatly enhance their resilience to future shocks.

Theme: Financial Inclusion | Country: Africa | Pages: 9