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To Curb Migration, EU Must Solve Sahel Population Boom, UN Says

The European Union should help countries in Africa's Sahel region tackle a population boom if it wants to keep more migrants from coming to its shores, a senior U.N. official said. Toby Lanzer, humanitarian coordinator for the Sahel, said governments there are struggling to provide jobs, schools and food to the growing numbers that, the United Nations estimates, could triple to more 300 million by 2050. "The challenge across the region is gigantic," Lanzer said in an...

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