In the Sahel, around 65% of the active population works in the agriculture sector. More than half of these are women. Recurring crises pose real concerns for the achievement of sustainable food and nutrition security in the region.
Only 30 kilometres from the Nigerian capital Niamey, you arrive in a very remote area and you get the feeling being in the middle of nowhere: no houses, routes or cars (only a group of giraffes who passes by very gracefully). But, unlike what you may expect, all the bars on the cell phone are visible: optimal reception.