There are a number of key terms in the resolution that are important to understand.
There is not one single, precise definition of the “Sahel region of Africa.” Some definitions are broader and some are narrower and some are used for different purposes and different studies.
European Parliament Director General for External Policies, A Coherent EU Strategy for the Sahel, 2012, http://tinyurl.com/opw7oem
The term Sahel commonly refers to the geographic area occupying the southern belt of the Sahara Desert and Tuareg settlements. The limits of this area however, » Continue Reading.