How drought is making life harder in southern Mauritania

Annually, men sometimes move to Mali or Senegal to accompany livestock to pasture or go to work in fields. But due to the significant shortage in rainfall across parts of West Africa’s Sahel region including southern Mauritania in 2017, scarcity of water and pasture forced many pastoralists to migrate four months earlier than usual in 2018.
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