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Title:Drought perceptions and reponses of the international donor community
Author:Brown, Donald S.
Book title:Drought, famine and population movements in Africa
Geographic term:Sahel
Subjects:development cooperation
Abstract:Describes some of the impact of drought and famine in the Sahel and then goes on to document the activities of international assistance programs, with particular attention being paid to the role of the United States Agency for International Development. Heavy stress is placed on the need for comprehensive regionwide development plans of short, medium and long term duration, in order to cope with the present crisis and to insure as far as possible that history does not repeat itself.