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 - 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
 - L'Essentiel La période de soudure a débuté en Gambie, en Guinée Bissau, au Mali, en Mauritanie, au Niger et au Sénégal, principalement dans les zones ayant souffert d'un déficit de pluies pendant la campagne 2014/2015.  Les résultats du forum PRESAO indiquent de fortes probabilités de précipitations déficitaires sur certaines parties de la ...read more
04/06/2015
 - Keys points: Globally good agricultural production in the Sahel and West Africa 2014-2015 campaign. The regional analysis of the Cadre harmonisé in March showed that 4,749,000 persons will be in a situation of food security crisis and emergency in the region from March to May 2015. From June 2015, the nutritional situation in ...read more
11/05/2015
 - An analysis of the Harmonized Framework highlights minimal food insecurity in several areas in the region. However, between March and May 2015 ,4,749,000 persons are identified as being in crisis and emergency situation distributed in seventeen (17) areas in Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Sierra Leone and Chad. ...read more
10/04/2015
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