Integration of minorities, a key issue for the development of the Sahel

Dougoukolo Alpha Ba Konaré
Integration of minorities, a key issue for the development of the Sahel

In the Sahel, there are groups perceived and self-perceived as minorities. The ability of States in the region to integrate them—as well as the way they are treated by those States—are factors that, in governance, can be either a risk factor or an aid in consolidation. First episode of our new series on the future of the Sahel.

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