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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
 - L’étendue de la crise alimentaire et nutritionnelle sévissant dans toute la région du Sahel a amené à réviser l’appel global 2012 pour le Niger. La sécheresse ...read more
07/05/2012
 - Countries of the West Africa and Sahel sub-region are regularly affected by crises that jeopardize the livelihoods and food and nutritional security of the populations. In ...read more
01/05/2012
 - Director-General addresses Regional Conference for Africa - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva said today that funding gaps to assist herders, agro-pastoralists and farmers in the ...read more
27/04/2012
 -  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 ...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 ...read more
20/04/2012
 - FAO supports food security in an effort to combat malnutrition in Chad - Kanem, a region in western Chad, has higher rates of chronic malnutrition than the rest of ...read more
12/04/2012
 - FAO support food security in an effort to combat malnutrition in Chad - Kanem, a region in western Chad, has higher rates of chronic malnutrition than the ...read more
12/04/2012
 - Match Day Against Hunger from 30 March to 2 April - The "Professional Football Against Hunger" campaign is coming to hundreds of European football stadiums with the ...read more
28/03/2012
 - Right now in the Sahel region of west Africa, over 15 million people are at risk of becoming famine victims. Already, over 1.3 million children are ...read more
27/03/2012
 - Federica Damiani of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) talks about food insecurity in the Sahel region of Africa. Several countries in the Sahel need urgent ...read more
13/03/2012