The 1968-1974 drought in the Sahel was an unprecedented catastrophe for the region, causing extensive crop failures, loss of human and animal populations, political instability, and the destruction of social and cultural structures. The response of the world to the catastrophe began with food aid donations from the Western nations and led to the fo
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Preface -- Introduction: The Political Economy of the Sahel -- Drought and Drought Relief Efforts -- The Search for Development Cooperation -- The Structure of CILSS: Administration and Operation -- Support for CILSS' Operations and Functions -- Support for the First Generation Projects -- Conclusions: Drought and Development in the Sahel -- Donors
The Hunter College Women's and Gender Studies Collective is made up of nine authors from various disciplines, all affiliated with Hunter's Women's Studies Department. The authors are: Linda Alcoff, Jacqueline Nassy Brown, Sarah Chinn, Florence Denmark, Dorothy O. Helly, Shirley Hune, Rupal Oza, Sarah B. Pomeroy, and Carolyn Somerville.