Mapping Africa Transformations

Non-military actors as a regional strategy in the Lake Chad region

By Olajumoke Ayandele

Dr Olajumoke Ayandele is a Research Consultant at The Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED) and a non-resident fellow at New York University Center for Global Affairs. Her research interests broadly focus on understanding the dynamic relationship and intersection between African conflict, human development, and political stability. She holds a Ph.D. in Global Affairs from Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey, an M.P.A. in International Development Policy and Management and a B.A. in Economics, both from New York University.

In this audio clip, Dr Ayandele discusses the collaborative mechanisms that are being implemented with non-military actors in the Lake Chad Basin region and what role these actors play in creating recovery and resilience in Boko-Haram affected areas.


This audio clip discusses some of the challenges faced when implementing the Regional Stabilisation Strategy (RSS) in the Lake Chad Basin region.


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