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 - Key points: Good agricultural production 2015-2016 are confirmed in the Sahel and West Africa. 6.7 million people are affected by food and nutrition insecurity with 4.2 million people displaced in the Sahel and West Africa due to civil insecurity prevailing in the Lake Chad Basin, northern Mali, Libya, Central African Republic and ...read more
06/05/2016
 - Keys points: Continued deterioration of the food situation of displaced populations in the Lake Chad basin. Increased number of displaced people in Nigeria and Mali. Continuation of the recession and off-season crops activities in most areas of the region. Cereal supplies are deemed generally satisfactory in the region.
06/04/2016
 - Keys points: Confirmation of satisfactory levels of agro-pastoral production in West Africa and the Sahel: 12 percent increase in cereal production compared with the average over the past five years. Confirmation of a 12 percent decrease in cereal production in Chad. The security situation in the Lake Chad Basin, which continues to have ...read more
22/02/2016
 - Keys points: Good agro-pastoral production is expected in West Africa and the Sahel. Some localized fodder deficits in the pastoral zone of Niger, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal and Chad may lead to an early pastoral lean period. Results of the Cadre Harmonisé (CH) indicate that 7.9 million people are in crisis in the current ...read more
21/12/2015
 - Key points: Continued rainfall in the west of the region with the risk of post-harvest losses due to decay of harvested crops More than 300,000 people affected by floods in the region. Slight increase in the index of the FAO food price index. Deterioration of food security in the northern regions of Mali.
25/11/2015
 - Key points Average to good productions is expected in West Africa/Sahel. Further decline of the FAO food index was noted during this reporting period. In areas affected by civil insecurity and / or a longer lean period, access to food remains a concern. With improved production prospects, cereal prices remained stable from July ...read more
15/10/2015
 - Highlights The rainfall situation has improved markedly in most parts of the region. However, some areas particularly the south of Benin, Ghana and Togo, northwest Mali, central Mauritania, northeast Niger and northwest Chad still experiencing rainfall deficits. Livestock remains affected by the long lean period especially in areas that have experienced delayed ...read more
16/09/2015
 - 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 ...read more
18/08/2015
 - Key points The late arrival of rains entail an extension of pastoral lean season and the delay of the start of the cropping season. The FAO Food Price Index falls to its lowest value since September 2009.  The overall cereal availability is satisfactory in most markets in the region, however, we observe the ...read more
13/07/2015
 - The following declaration was issued by participants in the restricted meeting of the regional food and nutrition security monitoring system in the Sahel and West Africa, held on 22 and 23 June 2015 in Bamako, Mali: The market situation is characterised by a good supply in the region. The global cereal ...read more
01/07/2015
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