Report: Humanitarian protection in the Liptako-Gourma region
The report is the result of a two-year research project (2020-2022), which was carried out in the Liptako-Gourma region, or the triborder area between Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso. Since 2015, this region has been the epicentre of the Sahel crisis, characterised by a continuously deteriorating security situation.
About the report
This research conducted by SIPRI, DRC and their local partners aims to study the effectiveness of humanitarian protection programmes in the Liptako-Gourma region, and, in particular, the local protection systems and the links between local protection mechanisms and humanitarian protection mechanisms.