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

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

Key points:

  • Continued rainfall in the west of the region with the risk of post-harvest losses due to decay of harvested crops
  • More than 300,000 people affected by floods in the region.
  • Slight increase in the index of the FAO food price index.
  • Deterioration of food security in the northern regions of Mali.