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Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, May 2014
Tags: CRISIS IN THE SAHEL, SAHEL, WESTERN AFRICA, CENTRAL AFRICA, BURKINA FASO, CHAD, CAMEROON, GAMBIA, MALI, MAURITANIA, NIGER, NIGERIA, SENEGAL, UN ROME-BASED FOOD AGENCIES, FAO-WFP,
- Population displacements as a result of violence in the Central African Republic, in northern Nigeria and in northern Mali, pose a humanitarian risk in the region. Thousands of refugees continue to arrive in Cameroon in very difficult conditions.
- Heavy rains along the Gulf of Guinea mark the start of the agricultural campaign.
- The prices of coarse grains (millet, sorghum) remain above their five-year averages in the majority of the region’s countries.
- The lean season has started for most rural households, who will depend heavily on markets to ensure their food security.