Restrictive measures leave Northern Senegalese herders stranded

Restrictive measures leave Northern Senegalese herders stranded

Herders in Northern Senegal can no longer move their livestock. They are thousands of semi-nomadic Fulani stuck in the Louga region, where they have been since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Restrictions imposed by the government to contain the virus have coincided with the most difficult months of the dry season.

“Everything has changed since the measures taken against the coronavirus, trade is no longer taking place, everyone has to stay in their own area. Everything is blocke…

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