Inter-Agency Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission to Niger, 4 February 2013

ID:

308213

Language:

EN

Document type:

Book

Description:

Despite flooding in parts, adequate rainfall during the main cropping season together with improved distribution of key inputs, has resulted in a favourable cereal harvest in 2012. • Aggregate cereal production, estimated at over 5.1 million tonnes (including off-season crop harvest forecasts) is about 42 percent higher than the 2011 output and well above the average of the past five years. • Accordingly, the country is expected to have a cereal surplus that would partly help the replenishment of stocks, which were depleted after the 2011/12 food crisis...

Publication year:

2013

Pages:

3

Job number:

AL996

Department:

ES

Division:

EST

Series title:

Special Reports and Alerts

Country:

Niger

PDF:

http://www.fao.org/docrep/017/al996e/al996e00.pdf