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In 2013, DE conducted an Operational Research on Sahel Food Crisis and Gender in Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso. The research used mixed methods approach which include; interviews and surveys and document reviews. The main aim was to assess the food crisis in the mentioned Sahel countries, taking gender issues into consideration.