Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, September 2015

Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, September 2015
Oct 2015

Key points

  • Average to good productions is expected in West Africa/Sahel.
  • Further decline of the FAO food index was noted during this reporting period.
  • In areas affected by civil insecurity and / or a longer lean period, access to food remains a concern.
  • With improved production prospects, cereal prices remained stable from July to August.