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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
 - FAO warns of impending threat - FAO has alerted Algeria, Libya, Mauritania and Morocco to prepare for the likely arrival of Desert Locust swarms from the Sahel ...read more
23/10/2012
 - Key Points Good crop prospects throughout the Sahel and in West Africa, except in localized areas Uneven pastoral situation Locust situation: WARNING: swarms forming in the Sahel Floods: Niger, Chad, ...read more
18/10/2012
 -  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 ...read more
31/08/2012
 - FAO assistance in Africa's Sahel region, struck by droughts in four of the past five years, is aimed at helping vulnerable people get through the current ...read more
20/08/2012
 - 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 ...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 ...read more
20/07/2012
 - Spanish football player Raúl González, who acts as a goodwill ambassador for FAO, travelled to Chad in support of joint efforts by FAO and the European ...read more
16/07/2012
 - 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 ...read more
26/06/2012
 - A food crisis is sweeping across the Sahel. Late, erratic rainfall, high food prices, displacement and chronic poverty have pushed more than 19 million people into ...read more
22/06/2012
 - FAO's quarterly forecast of agricultural production and food security gives an overall positive outlook for cereal production worldwide, but warns that several regions of the world ...read more
13/06/2012