- Where is the Sahel located in Africa and how is it characterized in terms of climate and vegetation?
- Why is desertification taking place in the Sahel? What human activities have made the problem worse?
- Describe these activities and explain why they are happening.
- What is being done about desertification in the Sahel and how successful have the efforts been to stop desertification? Will the problem be easily solved—why or why not?
- What effects has desertification had on the people of the Sahel? What effects has desertification had on the environment?