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Niger: In the Sahel, solar power can help ward off extremism - official

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation Country: Niger
ccess to clean energy enables people to cope better with climate change - a root cause of insecurity in the region By Megan Rowling BARCELONA, July 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Grinding poverty and climate change are pushing communities in West Africaand#39;s Sahel region into the arms of extremist groups like Boko Haram, but providing people with clean energy could help slow that trend, said a top international official. Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sus

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