The Tuareg (sing.: Targi) have been the main traders of the trans-Sahara-trade. The Sahel-crisis has not just affected the farmers on the outscirt of the Sahara, but as much them. The exhibition tries to show the results of this men made natural desaster.
Whe the prototype of ther Bremen exhibition was first shown at Gao for discussion with the Tuareg, many visitors felt it very unfair that the figures of the exhibiton were better dressed that they could affort.