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 - Key points The regional agricultural production estimates are higher in comparison to the five-year average. The level of production masks regional deficits. The coarse grain prices are higher more
 - Food Security continues to be a major concern across the 9 countries of the Sahel. A humanitarian appeal has been made for the region, due to more
 - The 2014-2015 cropping campaign was characterized by a late onset. Despite a better spatial and temporal rainfall distribution in August and September, the significant rainfall deficit more
 - Food insecurity situation in the Sahel and West Africa from 01/10 to 31/12/2014.
 - FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today appointed Jacques Diouf as Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa and the Sahel. In his new role, the former more
 - Key points The agricultural productions (cereal and pulses) are expected to be lower than the five-year average in the Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Market cereal supply more
 - Key points Despite the resumption of rainfall in the region, countries along the Atlantic coast still record rainfall deficits affecting agricultural and pastoralist production. The extension of the more
 - In the arid Sahel region, the rainy season is a precious time of the year for cultivators. It is a crucial time also for the FAO, more
 - In 2014, conflicts, natural disasters and extreme weather patterns continue to undermine food and nutrition security around the world, severely affecting those who rely on farming, more
 - The United Nations today called on the international donor community to renew a commitment to fight hunger and food insecurity in the Sahel by protecting and more