In the framework of the FAO’s project ‘’Building Resilience in the Sahel Region through job creation for youth’’, funded by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) of the Federal Government of Germany, this event showcases findings from a forthcoming report from FAO and ODI, which outlines the challenges and opportunities for addressing youth radicalisation in the Sahel. Through the report’s findings and recommendations, the research aims at supporting regional programming focused on enhancing rural economies and youth employment opportunities in multi-layered crises’ contexts.
This event will include English, French and Arabic translations.
Director of Global Risks and Resilience programme, ODI
Dr Lauren Phillips
Deputy Director of Inclusive Rural Transformation and Gender Equality Division, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
Socio-anthropologist and PHD Candidate at the Abdou Moumouni University (UAM) of Niamey in Niger, and Laboratoire d'Etudes et de Recherche sur les Dynamiques Sociales et le Développement Local (LASDEL)
Monitoring and Evaluation Analyst – United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI)
Audu Bulama Bukarti@bulamabukarti
Senior analyst in the Extremism Policy Unit of the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change
Ambassador Yemdaogo Eric Tiare
Executive Secretary of the G5 Sahel Secretariat