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Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, March 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
Situation Update: The Sahel Crisis - 3 April 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
Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, February 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
Situation Update: The Sahel Crisis - 25 February 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
Situation Update: The Sahel Crisis - 31 January 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
Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, January 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
Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, November/December 2013
 - 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
Situation Update: The Sahel Crisis - 10 December 2013
 -  Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, preliminary figures indicate that at least 13 million people (excluding Nigeria) are still food insecure, due to limited access to food. The agricultural production of the poorest households is insufficient to restore their livelihoods and is expected to ...read more
10/12/2013
Preliminary results of the 2013-2014 agricultural campaign in the Sahel and West Africa
 - The press release of the regional consultation of the regional information system for Food Crisis Prevention and Management (PREGEC) in the Sahel and West Africa on the agricultural and food outlook (Lomé, 20-22 November 2013) to which FAO, through its Subregional Emergency and Rehabilitation Office for West Africa/Sahel, has participated. ...read more
26/11/2013
Food Security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - FAO/WFP Joint Note, October 2013
 - Highlights: Average agricultural production levels are expected in the Sahel and West Africa, except in some localized areas The resurgence of locusts in Mauritania requires reinforcement of monitoring and treatment systems The commercial crisis of cashew nut in Guinea Bissau caused a deterioration on household food security
30/10/2013
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