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Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, September 2013

Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, September 2013
Sep 2013

Key points:

  • A situation of food insecurity still prevails in Northern Mali
  • Good rains recorded in August and September mitigate the effects of late start of rains
  • In Niger and Nigeria principally, floods damage households’ livelihoods
  • Start of seasonal decrease of cereal prices in most markets of Sahel, in Benin and in Liberia.