Wetlands International – Water Shocks: Wetlands and Human Migration in the Sahel
New report: Degradation of wetlands in the Sahel is wrecking lives, driving migration
Posted by EEC
On May 3 2017, Wetlands International launched a report on the relationship between the health of wetlands ecosystems and involuntary human migration in the Sahel region of Africa. The purpose of this publication is to highlight this nexus to policymakers. The report identifies a trend towards depletion of water resources, which has devastating impacts, both on wetlands and the humans who depend most directly on them.
For full report: Report_Water_Shocks_Wetlands_International