• CIPD 25 : SWEDD – Le Dividende démographique au Sahel à l’Agenda du Sommet de Nairobi

    Une session sur « Le Dividende démographique au Sahel » s’est tenue le 13 novembre 2019 dans le cadre Conférence internationale sur la population et le développement (CIPD 25) à Nairobi, Kenya.

  • SWEDD : people-centred and family-based, a sahelian success story

    The Sahel is one of the most complex regions in the world facing a combination of crisis situations, where extreme poverty, climate change and insecurity threaten the lives of millions of people.

  • Sahel’s countries window of opportunity 38 years to harness demographic dividend

    SWEDD covers five (05) countries in West Africa (Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) and one country in Central Africa (Chad) spread over an area of 5 419 800 km2 of which the individual areas of the respective countries exceed 1 000 000 km2, except that of Burkina Faso (274 400 km2) and Côte d’Ivoire (322 462 km2).

  • Dependency in swedd countries, a surplus period of 36 years on average

    The SWEDD zone, composed of Sahelian countries with the exception of Côte d’Ivoire has a semi-arid warm climate with alternating dry / winter season with relatively regular rainy seasons except for the parts almost entirely penetrated by the Sahara. Administratively, countries in the SWEDD zone do not have the same types of territorial divisions (13 regions in Burkina Faso, 14 districts in Côte d’Ivoire, 8 regions and 1 district in Mali, 12 wilaya and 1 district in Mauritania, 8 regions in Niger and 23 regions in Chad).

  • Gender in SWEDD countries

    Consideration of the gender dimension in the public policy come within the dynamism of sustainable human development. It places men and women at the center of all the actions in consideration of their blooming and the improvement of their situation and politic, economic, social living conditions. Despite the conventions in considerations of gender equality ratified by a lot of countries in the world, the gender inequality is topical especially in the developing countries which remains a major obstacle to the social and economic development.

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