Food Security and Humanitarian Implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, August — September 2017

Food Security and Humanitarian Implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, August — September 2017
Oct 2017

Key points:

  • The agricultural production is expected to be overall average to above-average in West Africa and the Sahel.
  • Fodder deficits persist in the extreme North-East of Chad, the pastoral zone of Niger, Northern Senegal and the agro-pastoral zone of Mauritania.
  • The Fall Armyworm continues to spread in the region, the situation remains very worrying.