Aerial view of Bargny, Senegal. Inhabitants say in the last couple of decades, the water eroded more than 200 meters of coast. (Photo/Vincent Tremeau/World Bank).

West Africa’s Coast Is Losing Over $3.8 Billion A Year To Erosion, Flooding And Pollution

West Africas coastal areas host about one third of the regions population and generate 56% of its GDP.


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For some Senegalese salt is good business. For its farmers, it's a nightmare. (Photo/Yoann Gauthier/Flickr).

These Senegalese Women Are Fighting And Winning The Battle Against A Major But Unusual Climate Change Threat – Salt

Almost 60 anti-salt dykes have been built across four regions of Senegal, allowing some 7,000 hectares of once-toxic land to be farmed.