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 - Chronic poverty, years of conflict and severe climatic events, including the 2011/2012 drought in the Sahel which triggered a major food and nutrition crisis, have negatively impacted agricultural and livestock ...READ MORE
 - Recurrent floods, erratic distribution of rainfall and the influx of refugees from neighbouring countries have caused over 1.7 million people to be food insecure. Irregular and poor rainfall in recent years ...READ MORE
 - Highlights 5.1 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria (according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis released on 28 October) – immediate intervention is required ...read more
24/11/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, crisis-hit farmers are considering a return to fields they left up to three years ago. When people fled the remote rural areas in ...read more
15/11/2016
 - Key points Normal to above normal harvest and pasture production expected for the 2016/2017 cropping season. Spread of the Rift Valley fever in the region of Tahoua in ...read more
24/10/2016
 - Key messages Almost 4.5 million people face acute food insecurity in northeast Nigeria and require immediate assistance, according to the latest Cadre harmonisé analysis, released on 19 ...read more
28/09/2016
 - Participants in the regional technical consultation on agricultural and food prospects in the Sahel and West Africa, held from 19 to 21 September 2016, in Lomé, ...read more
26/09/2016
 - Key points Relatively well-distributed rainfall in most of the region with above normal in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal. Normal availability of pastures in the pastoral ...read more
26/09/2016
 - Key messages Restoring agricultural livelihoods is a priority to avoid a further deterioration of the food security situation of displaced people and host communities in the coming ...read more
23/09/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, internally displaced persons (IDPs) and host communities bear the brunt of the multiple impact of the current crisis. Most of displaced families have ...read more
22/09/2016
 - In Northeast Nigeria, 3,000 households (about 24 000 people) are benefitting from FAO assistance to engage in vegetable production (rain fed and irrigated cropping) and marketing, ...read more
21/09/2016
 - Food insecurity situation in the Sahel and West Africa from 01/08 to 30/08/2016. Compare it with the previous one.
16/09/2016
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