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 - For decades, chronic poverty and successive shocks have affected Chadians, causing about 4.4 million to suffer from food insecurity, of which over 1 million are severely food insecure. The population ...READ MORE
 - Since 2013, Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis. With over double the number of food insecure people since June 2015 ‒ from 1.1 to 2.7 million ‒ the ...READ MORE
 - Key points: The off-season campaign continues normally across the region Cereal prices remain generally stable or are decreasing compared to previous months but are higher than five-year averages Decreasing ...read more
31/01/2014
 - FAO’s Regional Resilience, Emergency and Rehabilitation Office for West Africa/Sahel (REOWA) was created in Dakar in 2006 to enable FAO to liaise and coordinate with humanitarian ...read more
24/12/2013
 - Highlights: According to the Cadre Harmonisé results, 13 million people are food insecure (Burkina Faso, The Gambia, Niger, Senegal, Mauritania, Côte d’Ivoire and Chad) despite average harvests. 4.5 ...read more
19/12/2013
 -  Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, preliminary figures indicate that at least 13 million people (excluding Nigeria) are still food ...read more
10/12/2013
 - The press release of the regional consultation of the regional information system for Food Crisis Prevention and Management (PREGEC) in the Sahel and West Africa on ...read more
26/11/2013
 - José Graziano da Silva’s visit to Benin includes launch of FAO programme to help communities rebuild after floods - FAO is supporting farming families in northern ...read more
05/11/2013
 - Agricultural potential waiting to be unlocked – greater attention and investment needed - Sound water management holds the key to building resilience in Africa's Sahel and ...read more
31/10/2013
 - Highlights: Average agricultural production levels are expected in the Sahel and West Africa, except in some localized areas The resurgence of locusts in Mauritania requires reinforcement of monitoring ...read more
30/10/2013
 - Right blend of policies and support to region’s pastoralists can prevent future crises The time has come to break the "vicious circle" of crises in Africa's Sahel ...read more
29/10/2013
 -  The lean season is coming to an end as food crop harvests are ongoing in the Sahel. The poorest households begin to supply their exhausted food ...read more
29/10/2013