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 -  Favorable growing conditions of crops in the Sahel Desert locust situation remains of concern in Mali and Niger Situation in Mali: lack of information in northern Mali Trends in international and regional markets: maize and wheat prices rise internationally; coarse grain prices rise in most Sahel markets
31/08/2012
 - Following an alert by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme in October/November 2011 regarding a food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel, FAO prepared a strategic response framework entitled “The food and nutrition crisis in the Sahel: Urgent action to support ...read more
26/07/2012
 - Key points Normal start to the 2012-2013 growing season Desert locust threat in the Sahel Situation in Mali: 175 000 IDPs, 250 000 refugees and a lack of information in northern Mali International and regional markets: rise in international maize and wheat prices; stability of grain prices -though still at high levels- in West ...read more
20/07/2012
 - Following unusual rains in late 2011 and early 2012, Desert Locust infestations were first reported in southwest Libya and in southeast Algeria in January 2012. Despite insecurity along both sides of the border, more than 60 000 hectares have been treated by national teams, thanks to the support provided to Libya ...read more
26/06/2012
 - Key Points Overall, normal start of the growing season in the Sahel  Locust numbers increase in Mali and Niger  Food security situation of concern in northern Mali  International and regional markets : increase of grain prices in Niger and Senegal and stability in Burkina Faso and Mali (south and center)
01/06/2012
 - Key Points Preparation for the 2012-2013 growing season: low donor response to the agricultural sector and humanitarian appeals in the region Crisis in Mali: household food security and situation of refugees and IDPs Grain prices in the Sahel: downward trend or stability in Burkina Faso and increases in Mali and the Niger
25/05/2012
 -  In Mali, the food situation, already critical before the taking of the North by the rebellion, remains very uncertain Risk of deterioration to extreme food insecurity in Chad and Mauritania by June if no proper or sufficient re-sponse is provided Grain prices increased in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger and Chad The pastoral situation ...read more
26/04/2012
 - In October/November 2011, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) issued an alert in response to the food and nutrition crisis emerging in the Sahel. FAO, in support of national governments, and in collaboration with other humanitarian agencies operating in West ...read more
20/04/2012
 - Key Points The ongoing political instability in Mali could compromise the effectiveness of the response to food and nutrition crisis The pastoral situation continues to deteriorate in most of the Sahel countries Markets: Grain prices are stable at high values in the Niger while they are increasing in Burkina Faso and Mali
01/03/2012
 - Même si au niveau national, les productions agricoles ont été moyennes en 2011, cette situation cache de très fortes disparités d’une zone à l’autre du pays, le centre, le sud et le sud-est du pays ayant été très affectés par de fortes baisses de productions agricoles localisées dans certaines Communautés ...read more
23/01/2012
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