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 - 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
 - Key points According to the Cadre Harmonisé analysis, shich took place in february-March 2015, in the three Ebola-affected countries more than 1.2 million people are in need of immediate assistance to protect their livelihoods and to prevent malnutrition. This figure could reach 2.2 million between June and August if appropriate mitigation ...read more
25/03/2015
 - L'Essentiel Malgré les bonnes perspectives de récoltes en Afrique de l’Ouest, les estimations de production céréalière au Sahel Ouest (Cap-Vert, Gambie, Guinée-Bissau, Sénégal) enregistrent une baisse de 32 pour cent par rapport à la moyenne quinquennale. Les prix des céréales sèches sont supérieurs à leurs moyennes quinquennales dans les localités où la ...read more
20/02/2015
 - Key points The regional agricultural production estimates are higher in comparison to the five-year average. The level of production masks regional deficits. The coarse grain prices are higher in comparison to the five-year average in the agricultural deficits areas and conflict-affected areas. According to the Cadre Harmonisé, 14,530,000 are food insecure (October – ...read more
15/12/2014
 - The 2014-2015 cropping campaign was characterized by a late onset. Despite a better spatial and temporal rainfall distribution in August and September, the significant rainfall deficit persisted in the Western part of the Sahel (Cap Verde, Mauritania, Senegal, the Gambia and Guinea-Bissau) and some areas of Mali, Niger and Chad. ...read more
25/11/2014
 - Key points The agricultural productions (cereal and pulses) are expected to be lower than the five-year average in the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Market cereal supply is adequate with stable or decreasing prices, except in some markets in Mali, Senegal, Chad and Niger where price increases have been observed. The prevention ...read more
24/10/2014
 - Key points Despite the resumption of rainfall in the region, countries along the Atlantic coast still record rainfall deficits affecting agricultural and pastoralist production. The extension of the pastoralist lean season, due to delayed onset of rains, caused poor animal body condition and even loss of livestock in some countries in the ...read more
24/09/2014
 - Key points Sowing activities are affected by the late start of the rainy season as well as dry spells that occurred in localized areas in the region Monthly cereal prices remained relatively stable throughout the region, although some seasonal price increases were observed and price levels were elevated in areas affected by ...read more
11/07/2014
 - Participants in the restricted meeting of the regional food and nutrition security monitoring system in the Sahel and West Africa, which was held from 18 to 19 June 2014 in Ndjamena, Chad, issued the following declaration: Agricultural trade flows performed well in the second quarter (April-June) in the West African region, ...read more
24/06/2014
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