The eight countries that make up the Sahel region—Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal—have a remarkable degree of cultural diversity, as well as significant socioeconomic potential. However, in the last few years, it has faced an overwhelming array of difficulties: a convoluted network of interrelated crises characterized by enduring social and political unrest, a deteriorating state of security, and the unstoppable advance of climate change.