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In a historic move, sahelian countries have adopted a landmark declaration, committing to bolstering climate security.
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Located on the borders between the West African countries of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger is the landlocked region of Liptako-Gourma.

We break down how climate change is impacting peace and security and why we must align climate action with conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
As the converging forces of climate change and conflict are reshaping development in the region, climate security has moved up the political agenda.
Also focusing on the sustainable management of natural resources, the project will help Mali realize its climate goals.
Just as the government is advancing its agenda, some regions are taking a localized approach to climate action.
In northeast Nigeria, besides insecurity, communities are also experiencing the pronounced impact of climate change.
In Africa, one of the regions hardest hit by climate change impacts, climate ambition is stronger than in any other part of the world.
Peace and conflict need to be considered in the climate change agenda.
UNDP-supported initiatives are linking environmental protection, inclusion, economic opportunities and peace in a region ravaged by climate change.
Climate action can help us address the multitude of crises we are facing in the world today.
Relatedly, UNDP supported the design and launch of South Sudan’s first digital integrated Monitoring, Reporting and Verification system.
We spoke to Kishan Khoday, Regional Team Leader – Nature, Climate and Energy, about strategic priorities for countries in the region.