Climate Security in the Sahel

Advancing Stabilization Efforts through Climate, Peace and Security Solutions

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What we do?

UNDP WACA is at the forefront of accelerating progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 24 countries across West and Central Africa. Our multidimensional approach encompasses promoting good governance, fostering sustainable livelihoods, tackling climate change, enhancing community resilience, driving structural transformation, and eradicating poverty.

Through a tailored blend of strategic policy support, innovative programming, robust partnerships, and comprehensive capacity-building initiatives, UNDP WACA plays a pivotal role in shaping a more resilient and prosperous future for the sub-region.

West and Central Africa at a Glance


Countries supported


Million people living in West and Central Africa


Million people are in need of development assistance in the Sahel alone


Increase in temperature is expected by 2050


of people living in the WACA region live in rural areas


Billion is needed to support the regeneration of the Sahel