Ministerial Roundtable for the Central Sahel

Published : November 2020

Several development partners raised the alert concerning the deteriorating security situation in the Central Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger), which turned into “one of the world’s fastest-growing humanitarian crises”. On 20 October 2020, the Government of Denmark, in partnership with the Government of Germany, the EU and the United Nations, hosted a high-level humanitarian event on the Central Sahel. The event included a ministerial roundtable, bringing together representatives from Member States, International Organisations, UN Agencies, NGOs and civil society. The roundtable obtained political commitments and raised a total of EUR 1.47 billion funding pledges (EUR 848.9 million for 2020 and EUR 620.8 for 2021 and beyond). All together, some 24 announcements were made.

Countries : Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger

Themes : Agriculture & Value chains, Covid-19, Food security, Resilience, Health, SDGs

Scale : Regional (West Africa)

Langs : English

See also

Sahel and West Africa: 28.9 million people in crisis phase ( 3-5) November-December 2022


Sahel and West Africa: 27.3 million of people in crisis phase ( 3-5), March-may 2022


Sahel and West Africa: 33.4 million people expected to face crisis or worse (phase 3-5) June-Aug 2022


Sahel and West Africa: 23.7 million people in crisis phase (3-5), Oct-Dec


ECOWAS countries with more than 1 million acutely-food insecure people (phases 3-5)