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 - 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 more
 - 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 – more
 - 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. more
 - 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 more
 - 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 more
 - From 8 to 10 September 2014, was held in Banjul, The Gambia, the regional consultation on the mid-term assessment of the agropastoral season and the 2014-2015 agricultural and food prospects. This meeting comes within the framework of the operation of the Regional Device for Prevention and Management of Food Crises more
 - 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 more
 - 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, more
 - Key points 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 more
 - 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 more
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