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01 Dec 2016 description

Les plus graves niveaux d’insécurité alimentaire persisteront dans le nord-est du Nigeria


01 Dec 2016 description

Millet, rice, and sorghum constitute the basic staple foods for the majority of the Malian population. Millet has traditionally been the most widely consumed, but since 2005 rice has become a popular substitute in urban households. Sorghum is generally more important for rural than urban households. Markets included are indicative of local conditions within their respective regions. Ségou is one of the most important markets for both the country and region because it is located in a very large grain production area.

01 Dec 2016 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

01 Dec 2016 description


The Crisis Overview 2016: Humanitarian Trends and Risks for 2017, outlines the countries where needs are greatest, and growing, as we approach the end of 2016.

30 Nov 2016 description


  • Funding gaps are currently jeopardizing the implementation of all activities. Considering the current level of funding, three regions out of seven will be prioritized for the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) and two provinces out of four will be targeted for Country Programme (CP).

Operational Updates

  • School year started in October but school feeding has not yet resumed because of delays in food delivery. Daily distribution of locally produced yogurt instead resumed in 20 schools.

29 Nov 2016 description


  • WFP continued to provide seasonal assistance and emergency support to 150,000 food insecure people and to displaced households and host communities affected by conflict.

  • A national assessment on food and nutrition security carried out in September 2016 assesses that 25 percent of the Malian population is food insecure, while 11.5 percent of children suffer from acute malnutrition according to the Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions (SMART) survey.

27 Nov 2016 description


  • Adequate rains facilitated crop development in most regions; an average harvest expected following last year’s bumper crop

  • Coarse grain prices declined steeply but remained at levels above those a year earlier

  • Humanitarian assistance continues to be needed, including for Nigerian and Malian refugees

Average harvest expected for 2016 cropping season

27 Nov 2016 description


  • Overall harvest prospects favourable

  • Cereal prices have been mostly stable, reflecting adequate supplies

  • Humanitarian assistance continues to be needed, including for Malian refugees

Average to above-average cereal harvest expected this year

25 Nov 2016 description
report ALIMA

Le 1er novembre 2016, ALIMA et son partenaire malien, l’Alliance Médicale Contre le Paludisme (AMCP), ont organisé à Bamako une rencontre avec les autorités sanitaires et les partenaires humanitaires du pays afin de promouvoir l’intégration de la stratégie PB mères dans les programmes de lutte contre la malnutrition au Mali. L’occasion de revenir avec le Dr. Fadiala Kalilou Keita, responsable plaidoyer ALIMA-AMCP, sur cette stratégie innovante et les enjeux de sa mise en place au Mali.

Peux-tu nous expliquer rapidement qu’est que le PB mères ?

24 Nov 2016 description
report ALIMA

On November 1, 2016, ALIMA and its Malian partner AMCP (Medical Alliance Against Malaria) met with health authorities and humanitarian partners in Bamako, the capital of Mali. Their aim was to promote the integration of the “MUAC for Mothers” strategy in the fight against malnutrition in Mali. Here we speak with Dr. Fadiala Kalilou Keita, an advocacy officer for ALIMA-AMCP, about this innovative strategy and the challenges of implementing it.

Can you briefly explain what the “MUAC for Mothers” strategy is?

24 Nov 2016 description

(Ouagadougou, 24 novembre 2016) - Le Sous-secrétaire général des Nations Unies et Coordonnateur humanitaire régional pour le Sahel, Toby Lanzer, termine aujourd’hui une visite de quatre jours au Burkina Faso et réaffirme son soutien à l’approche coordonnée entre le gouvernement et les acteurs humanitaires et de développement.

23 Nov 2016 description

BAMAKO – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is happy to announce that the Belgian Government has contributed USD 2.2 million to help nearly 115,000 vulnerable persons in Mali.

“The Belgian Government has been working alongside the Malian Government for more than 20 years. It remains committed to Mali and its people and will continue supporting populations, especially vulnerable communities in northern Mali who bear the brunt of the crisis,” Myriam Bcquelaine, Chief of Belgium’s Diplomatic Corps in Mali in said.

23 Nov 2016 description


  • WFP continues to face critical funding constraints that threatens the continuation of its resilience activities and risks to reverse the important gains and investments made in recent years. For Malian refugees a challenging transition strategy which moves towards vulnerability targeting and self-reliance is being finalized.

  • The PRRO evaluation survey confirms the positive trends of resilience indicators amongst the very poor populations.

22 Nov 2016 description

BAMAKO – Le Programme Alimentaire Mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) est ravi d’annoncer la reception de deux millions d’euros de la part du Gouvernement belge – de quoi secourir quelque 115 000 personnes parmi les plus vulnérables au Mali.

21 Nov 2016 description

The quest of the last 15 years to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) taught us that Global Goals can motivate and help sustain leaps in human progress. It also taught us that the specifics matter. In some places, the MDGs became a widely-recognized, consistent and important driver of local progress; in others, the role and impact of the MDGs was more ambiguous. A lot depended on way the MDGs were implemented: if local change agents made them meaningful locally; if local leaders drew on their legitimacy and visibility; if they were employed to solve real-life problems etc.

19 Nov 2016 description



La situation humanitaire reste marquée par cinq crises majeures : l’insécurité alimentaire, la malnutrition, les épidémies, les inondations et les mouvements de population. En 2017, près de 1,9 million de personnes, dont 340 000 à Diffa, auront des besoins humanitaires dans au moins un secteur.

17 Nov 2016 description
report Afrique Verte

Pour les « Prix Producteurs »

Les prix collectés ce mois d’octobre 2016, nous indiquent que :

  • Riz Gambiaka: le prix le moins cher est 275 enregistré à Kléla dans la région de Sikasso,
    Siengo et Niono sont à 300 FCFA/kg et 400 le plus cher toujours à Sofara dans la région de Mopti.

  • Riz Adny11 : il est à Niono et Siengo à 300 FCFA/kg contre 350 à Baguineda dans la région de Koulikoro.

  • Riz local BG : il se vend à 350 à Baguinéda (Koulikoro) et 375 FCFA/kg à Sofara (Mopti).

17 Nov 2016 description

This brief summarizes FEWS NET’s most forward-looking analysis of projected emergency food assistance needs in FEWS NET coverage countries. The projected size of each country’s acutely food insecure population is compared to last year and the recent five-year average. Countries where external emergency food assistance needs are anticipated are identified. Projected lean season months highlighted in red indicate either an early start or an extension to the typical lean season.