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

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

Key Points

  • The pastoral lean season continues despite improved rainfall in end of July 2015 in the pastoral zone. 
  • The agricultural campaign is off to a slow start due to a persistent lack of rainfall in the Sahel. 
  • The prolonged conflict and civil insecurity in Nigeria and Mali continue to cause population movements. 
  • The FAO index of food prices worldwide is at its lowest level since six years.