11 episodes

For decades, Lake Chad Basin countries (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) have grappled with various forms of insecurity, including banditry, abductions, highway robbery and cattle rustling, with the most significant security challenge being the Boko Haram crisis.

#RebuildingTogether represents our efforts to make affected territories whole again and restore hope for a future of possibilities. Through the Regional Stabilization Facility, we support peacebuilding and development in the region to rebuild social contracts and reduce violence.

Rebuilding Together UNDP Sub-Regional Hub for West and Central Africa

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For decades, Lake Chad Basin countries (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) have grappled with various forms of insecurity, including banditry, abductions, highway robbery and cattle rustling, with the most significant security challenge being the Boko Haram crisis.

#RebuildingTogether represents our efforts to make affected territories whole again and restore hope for a future of possibilities. Through the Regional Stabilization Facility, we support peacebuilding and development in the region to rebuild social contracts and reduce violence.

    Episode 10: Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion in Diffa | Mouhamoud Mouddour

    Episode 10: Peacebuilding and Social Cohesion in Diffa | Mouhamoud Mouddour

    Mouhamoud Mouddour is the former Governor of the Diffa Region, Niger. In this episode, he speaks on peacebuilding and social cohesion in the region and insecurity challenges that have caused internal displacement, exacerbated the emigration of youth to other territories, and destabilized the area's economy.

    *Podcast Delivered in French

    • 6 min
    Episode 9: Cross-Border Cooperation against a Common Enemy | Adam Noucky Charfadine

    Episode 9: Cross-Border Cooperation against a Common Enemy | Adam Noucky Charfadine

    Adam Noucky Charfadine is the former Governor of the Lac Province, Chad. In this episode, he notes several successes of interventions and highlights the need for cross-border cooperation among affected regions to secure trade routes and calls for enhanced joint efforts to curb Boko Haram's advancement in the province.

    *Podcast Delivery in French

    • 3 min
    Episode 8: Hadjer Lamis in Focus | Ali Haroun

    Episode 8: Hadjer Lamis in Focus | Ali Haroun

    The Hadjer Lamis province shares a border with Far North Cameroon and is one of the regions most affected by the Boko Haram conflict. In this episode, former Governor, Ali Haroun, calls for a coordinated approach amongst the crucial partners. To support the efforts of the government in leaving no one behind, he calls for three significant actions in the province: (1) Strengthening trade and essential services; (2) Using agriculture as a pathway to economic revitalisation; (3) Reducing internal conflicts, and improving safety and living conditions for the safe and voluntary return of IDPs.

    *Podcast Delivery in French

    • 7 min
    Episode 7: Stabilization in the Far North Region of Cameroon | Governor Midjiyawa Bakari

    Episode 7: Stabilization in the Far North Region of Cameroon | Governor Midjiyawa Bakari

    H.E Midjinyawa Bakari is the Governor of the Far North Region in Cameroon. In this podcast, he recalls the joint efforts of LCBC, AU, the UN, and other partners to develop a sustainable strategy to stabilize the LCB. He notes the success of the strategy after two years of implementation: a strengthened relationship between militaries, civilians, and vigilantes’ committees, improved engagement of CSOs, and the commitment of partners in facilitating more learning opportunities for youth, especially young girls in the Lake Chad Basin region.

    *Podcast Delivery in French

    • 6 min
    Teaser: Rebuilding Together

    Teaser: Rebuilding Together

    For decades, Lake Chad Basin countries (Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria) have grappled with various forms of insecurity, with the most significant security challenge being the Boko Haram crisis. Through the Regional Stabilization Facility, we support peacebuilding and development in the region to rebuild social contracts and reduce violence.

    This mini-podcast series takes us through the journey of understanding the crisis, the role of stabilization and the need for responses that cater to the needs of the more than 30 million people directly affected by the crisis.

    • 2 min
    Episode 6: Partners for Stabilization | Sweden, Germany, the United Kingdom and the European Union

    Episode 6: Partners for Stabilization | Sweden, Germany, the United Kingdom and the European Union

    Speakers


    Ulla Andrén is the Head of Regional Development Cooperation in Africa of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA)
    Ambassador Dr. Corinna Fricke is the German Ambassador to Cameroon
    Andy Scott is the Conflict and Stabilization Adviser in the UK Government's Stabilization Unit
    Angel Losada is the former European Union Special Representative for the Sahel

    In this episode, representatives of Sweden, Germany, the United Kingdom and the European Union pledge their commitments to address the root causes of instability and stabilize the Lake Chad Basin region.

    • 8 min

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