“At first glance, particularly when viewed from the comfort of European capitals, it may not be readily apparent what multi-stakeholder capitalist approaches and enhancing pastoralist livelihoods in the Sahel have in common. Parts of the Sahel region – area in Africa between the Sahara to the north and the savannas to the south – are experiencing almost unprecedented levels of crisis, stemming from a myriad of complex and intertwined factors: from weak governance to the increasingly severe consequences of climate change and conflict.”