Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, September 2016

Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, September 2016
Oct 2016

Key points

  • Normal to above normal harvest and pasture production expected for the 2016/2017 cropping season.
  • Spread of the Rift Valley fever in the region of Tahoua in Niger.
  • The food security situation is overall satisfactory except in conflict zones such as in the Lake Chad Basin and the northern Mali.