Symposium on the Sahel to be held April 14

A symposium on the Sahel (a region in Africa) will be held Saturday, April 14, from 9 to 11 a.m. in 106 Fitzelle Hall. The Sahel is a semiarid region in Africa located in the south of the Saharan Desert stretching east to west.  The symposium invites a panel of scholars to discuss the effect of climate change on food security, state fragility and violence, and historical roots of risk and land management in the Nigerian Sahel.