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 - Key points The regional agricultural production estimates are higher in comparison to the five-year average. The level of production masks regional deficits. The coarse grain prices are higher in comparison to the five-year average in the agricultural deficits areas and conflict-affected areas. According to the Cadre Harmonisé, 14,530,000 are food insecure (October – ...read more
15/12/2014
 - The 2014-2015 cropping campaign was characterized by a late onset. Despite a better spatial and temporal rainfall distribution in August and September, the significant rainfall deficit persisted in the Western part of the Sahel (Cap Verde, Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia and Guinea-Bissau) and some areas of Mali, Niger and Chad. ...read more
25/11/2014
 - Key points The agricultural productions (cereal and pulses) are expected to be lower than the five-year average in the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Market cereal supply is adequate with stable or decreasing prices, except in some markets in Mali, Senegal, Chad and Niger where price increases have been observed. The prevention ...read more
24/10/2014
 - Key points Despite the resumption of rainfall in the region, countries along the Atlantic coast still record rainfall deficits affecting agricultural and pastoralist production. The extension of the pastoralist lean season, due to delayed onset of rains, caused poor animal body condition and even loss of livestock in some countries in the ...read more
24/09/2014
 - Key points Sowing activities are affected by the late start of the rainy season as well as dry spells that occurred in localized areas in the region Monthly cereal prices remained relatively stable throughout the region, although some seasonal price increases were observed and price levels were elevated in areas affected by ...read more
11/07/2014
 - Key points Population displacements as a result of violence in the Central African Republic, in northern Nigeria and in northern Mali, pose a humanitarian risk in the region. Thousands of refugees continue to arrive in Cameroon in very difficult conditions. Heavy rains along the Gulf of Guinea mark the start of the ...read more
20/06/2014
 - Introduction June 2014: Despite continuous efforts of governments and partners to fight hunger in the Sahel, the situation remains of great concern. Since January 2014 and after an early start of the lean season, an increasing number of poor and very poor households with low levels or depleted food stocks will depend ...read more
14/06/2014
 - Highlights The PRESAO forum results indicate a high probability that expected rainfall in 2014 will be inferior than in 2013 in the region, notably in Western Sahel The FAO food prices index records a strong increase for the second consecutive month Coarse grain prices (millet, sorghum) are still high and above the five-year ...read more
08/05/2014
 - Key points: Seasonal precipitation forecasts indicate possible cumulative rainfall deficits in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone during the rainy season. The pastoralist situation is characterized by pasture depletion and the disruption of transhumance routes in conflict areas of the region. Market prices are decreasing or stable in most markets, partly due to weak ...read more
09/04/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, more than 25 million people remain food insecure in 2014. The agricultural production of the poorest households in 2013 was insufficient to restore their livelihoods and covered only their nutritional needs until March 2014. They ...read more
03/04/2014
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