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 - L'Essentiel La saison des pluies connait un démarrage tardif avec des pauses pluviométriques après les semis dans des zones localisées de la région Les prix mensuels des céréales restent globalement stables dans la région mais connaissent de légères hausses saisonnières localisées et des niveaux très élevés dans les zones affectées par les ...read more
11/07/2014
 - Highlights 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 ...read more
20/06/2014
 - Highlights The PRESAO forum results indicate a high probability that expected rainfall in 2014 will be inferior than in 2013 in the region, notably in Western Sahel The FAO food prices index records a strong increase for the second consecutive month Coarse grain prices (millet, sorghum) are still high and above the five-year ...read more
08/05/2014
 - Key points: Seasonal precipitation forecasts indicate possible cumulative rainfall deficits in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone during the rainy season. The pastoralist situation is characterized by pasture depletion and the disruption of transhumance routes in conflict areas of the region. Market prices are decreasing or stable in most markets, partly due to weak ...read more
09/04/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, more than 25 million people remain food insecure in 2014. The agricultural production of the poorest households in 2013 was insufficient to restore their livelihoods and covered only their nutritional needs until March 2014. They ...read more
03/04/2014
 - Key points The food security situation is deteriorating in certain regions of Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Chad due to an early start of the lean season Results of the latest food security surveys in Senegal and Mauritania indicate a critical situa-tion for poor households in the Zones-at-Risk Since December 2013, cereal prices ...read more
05/03/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, more than 20 million people are still food insecure. The agricultural production of the poorest households is insufficient to restore their livelihoods and is expected to cover only their nutritional needs for the next two ...read more
25/02/2014
 - HIGHLIGHTS Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, more than 20 million people are still food insecure. The agricultural production of the poorest households is insufficient to restore their livelihoods and is expected to cover only their nutritional needs for the next two ...read more
03/02/2014
 - Key points: The off-season campaign continues normally across the region Cereal prices remain generally stable or are decreasing compared to previous months but are higher than five-year averages Decreasing international groundnut prices are causing marketing difficulties in Senegal In some areas in Niger, Chad, Mali and Mauritania, the lean season is expected ...read more
31/01/2014
 - Highlights: According to the Cadre Harmonisé results, 13 million people are food insecure (Burkina Faso, The Gambia, Niger, Senegal, Mauritania, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad) despite average harvests. 4.5 million children under the age of five suffer from acute malnutrition in West Africa. Localized pasture deficits may lead to an earlier pastoral lean season. Cereal ...read more
19/12/2013
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