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Contemporary worldwide alterations have positioned local integration on the centre of Africas political and monetary time table. This Atlas is either a driving force and the results of strategic considering on neighborhood integration in West Africa. Containing maps, facts and analyses, it describes the West African area, its inhabitants, cost, territories, its financial system and its vulnerabilities. It analyses the advancements and the ways that West Africa is conforming to a consistently altering international setting. The Atlas additionally identifies the medium- and long term tendencies and gives components for strategic pondering at the destiny. desk of content material : -Summary -Introduction half I. inhabitants AND cost bankruptcy 1. Demographic traits -Major international developments -West African Demographic Behaviour styles -Conclusion bankruptcy 2. Communicable ailments -Some issues of Reference -Geography of ailments in West Africa -Progress and desire bankruptcy three. Languages -West Africa within the African Linguistic panorama -West African variety -Lingua Francas or universal Languages -Conclusions with admire to the nearby Integration technique bankruptcy four. Migration -International Migration evaluate: an international View to the African point -West African Migration Dynamics -Some concerns for the longer term -What are the customers? half II. TERRITORIES bankruptcy five. Rural components and Agricultural alterations -Changes within the Rural setting -Rural economic system and Agricultural financial system -Some demanding situations for the longer term bankruptcy 6. Transboundary River Basins -Regional Water source Interdependence -Genarally Under-Exploited assets -Diminishing floor Water assets -Water, resource of anxiety -Experiences in Joint administration bankruptcy 7. shipping -General Survey of West African shipping platforms -The construction of a local highway community -On West African Roads -Ports: The Emergence of nearby pageant -The Transit of products -Rail delivery: deepest Investments and Mining clients -The Sharp elevate in Air delivery -Aerial nearby Integration is still completed bankruptcy eight. Telecommunications -Telephone: The cellular phone Explosion -Internet: Cable's New Deal -Towards a West African financial system of latest applied sciences half III. financial system bankruptcy nine. Africa and China -Partners -Current matters -Future concerns bankruptcy 10. Oil and fuel -The international of Oil -The global of typical fuel: LNG establishing New chances -Africa -West Africa -Conclusion: want for neighborhood Co-operation? bankruptcy eleven. Cotton -West Africa within the foreign marketplace -West African Cotton -Regional Stakes of improvement -A Doubly nearby destiny bankruptcy 12. espresso -Global assessment -International alternate -Coffee in West Africa -Prospects bankruptcy thirteen. Cocoa -West Africa within the foreign industry -West African Cocoa -Prospects half IV. VULNERABILITIES bankruptcy 14. weather and weather switch -Climate Fluctuations in background -International wisdom -The African Continent and weather -Vulnerabilities and affects in West Africa -Conclusion bankruptcy 15. Vulnerability within the Sahelian region -The Sahel and its international locations -Food Dependency in Sahelian international locations isn't expanding -Cereal construction is still very Erratic -The Agropastoral region: Vulnerability and Unpredictability -Vegetation and Soil difficulties are usually not simply within the Sahel -Most Agricultural and Pastoral equipment are nonetheless conventional -Facing the neighborhood marketplace -Conclusion
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