In 2012 countries across the Sahel region are once again facing a serious food crisis. This ecologically fragile region is becoming increasingly vunerable to insufficient rainfall, and fluctuating animal and food prices that are affecting millions of Pastoral and Agro-pastoralists accross this region of Africa. Grazing areas for their livestock are also fast disappearing, and as a result, their livelyhoods are being threatened as desertification takes its grip. Bahr El Ghazal province, Northern Chad. 8/02/12