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Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, May 2012

Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, May 2012
May 2012

Key Points

  • Preparation for the 2012-2013 growing season: low donor response to the agricultural sector and humanitarian appeals in the region
  • Crisis in Mali: household food security and situation of refugees and IDPs
  • Grain prices in the Sahel: downward trend or stability in Burkina Faso and increases in Mali and the Niger