Benin Issues - 2023


Disputes - international

Benin-Burkina Faso: Benin retains a border dispute with Burkina Faso near the town of Koualau/Kourou.

Talks continue between Benin and Togo on funding the Adjarala hydroelectric dam on the Mona River.

Benin-Niger: The location of Benin-Niger-Nigeria tripoint is unresolved.

Illicit drugs

a significant transit and departure country for cocaine shipments in Africa destined for Europe

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