How does climate exacerbate root causes of conflict in Senegal? An impact pathway analysis
This factsheet gives answers on how climate exacerbates root causes of conflict in Senegal, using an impact pathway analysis. Two main impact pathways are identified: 1) Livelihood and food insecurity in Matam and Tambacounda; 2) Fish scarcity, livelihood insecurity and recruitment by NSAGs.
This publication is part of a factsheet series reporting on the findings of the CGIAR FOCUS Climate Security Observatory work in Africa (Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda, Zimbabwe). The research is centered around 5 questions: 1. How does climate exacerbate root causes of conflict? 2. Where are hotspots of climate insecurities ? 3.What is the underlying structure of the climate, conflict, and socio-economic system? 4. Are climate and security policies coherent and integrated? 5. Are policy makers aware of the climate security nexus?
Madurga Lopez I, Dutta Gupta T, Läderach P, Pacillo G; "How does climate exacerbate root causes of conflict in Senegal? An impact pathway analysis" CGAIR FOCUS Climate Security, 2021