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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
 - In order to prevent further degradation of the food security situation in the North East of Nigeria after the attacks of Boko Haram, FAO and its ...read more
19/11/2015
 - Repeated attacks on civilians from Boko Haram have led to massive displacements and negatively impacted livelihoods in North Eastern Nigeria. Displaced people rely on the limited ...read more
17/11/2015
 - To contribute to strengthen the resilience of vulnerable populations in the Sahel.
05/11/2015
 - Key points Average to good productions is expected in West Africa/Sahel. Further decline of the FAO food index was noted during this reporting period. In areas affected by ...read more
15/10/2015
 - Highlights The rainfall situation has improved markedly in most parts of the region. However, some areas particularly the south of Benin, Ghana and Togo, northwest Mali, central ...read more
16/09/2015
 - Key Points The pastoral lean season continues despite improved rainfall in end of July 2015 in the pastoral zone.  The agricultural campaign is off to a slow start ...read more
18/08/2015
 - Key points The late arrival of rains entail an extension of pastoral lean season and the delay of the start of the cropping season. The FAO Food Price ...read more
13/07/2015
 - Food insecurity situation in the Sahel and West Africa from 01/06 to 30/08/2015.
01/07/2015
 - The following declaration was issued by participants in the restricted meeting of the regional food and nutrition security monitoring system in the Sahel and West Africa, ...read more
01/07/2015
 - In 2015, FAO seeks USD 759 million to assist over 30 million crisis-affected people in 35 countries. FAO in the 2015 Humanitarian Appeals - Mid-year update   ...read more
22/06/2015