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 -  Good crop prospects confirmed by PREGEC Locust situation remains of concern Grain prices in West Africa and on the international market: millet prices remain high but other coarse ...read more
01/11/2012
 - 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
 -  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, Senegal ...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