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Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, December 2012-January 2013

Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, December 2012-January 2013
Jan 2013
  • The resumption of hostilities in northern Mali leads to an influx of displaced people in an ever more difficult context for affected populations
  • Prices of millet are still high in the Sahel despite a good harvest
  • Food insecurity still persists because of the 2011-2012 crises which resulted from natural disasters, high malnutrition rates and prices still high for the poorest Sahelian households
  • Locust invasions are decreasing