- 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 ...leer más
- Over the past decade, the Sahel region has witnessed recurrent and multiple shocks. Droughts, floods, conflicts and insecurity have led to the reduction of the most vulnerable populations’ meager assets ...leer más
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Good agricultural production 2015-2016 are confirmed in the Sahel and West Africa.
6.7 million people are affected by food and nutrition insecurity with 4.2 million people displaced in the Sahel ...leer más
- The Permanent Interstate Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS), with the technical and financial support of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has launched ...leer más
- FAO Sub-Regional Office for East Africa and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) have signed a partnership agreement to coordinate cross-border efforts on animal health, trade and natural resources management ...leer más
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Continued deterioration of the food situation of displaced populations in the Lake Chad basin.
Increased number of displaced people in Nigeria and Mali.
Continuation of the recession and off-season crops activities ...leer más
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Confirmation of satisfactory levels of agro-pastoral production in West Africa and the Sahel: 12 percent increase in cereal production compared with the average over the past five years.
Confirmation of ...leer más
- In the Sahel, conflict, food insecurity, malnutrition, epidemics and natural disasters remain the key drivers of humanitarian needs in the region, with 4.9 million children under the age of five ...leer más