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25 Apr 2017 description


  • The latest results of the Cadre Harmonisé show a marked deterioration of the food security situation.
    Some 601, 000 people are estimated to be in urgent need of food assistance compared to 425,000 in 2016. More than half of them are in conflict affected areas where they suffered from localised droughts in the north as well as excessive flooding in the central part of Mali combined with widespread insecurity.

25 Apr 2017 description
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WaPOR: database dissemination portal and APIs

The FAO portal to monitor Water Productivity through Open access of Remotely sensed derived data (WaPOR) monitors and reports on agriculture water productivity over Africa and the Near East.

It provides open access to the water productivity database and its thousands of underlying map layers, it allows for direct data queries, time series analyses, area statistics and data download of key variables associated to water and land productivity assessments.  

25 Apr 2017 description

Projected food assistance needs for October 2017

24 Apr 2017 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 the Country Programme.

20 Apr 2017 description


  • 10% increase in cereal production compared to last year confirmed in West Africa. Third consecutive year of favourable production conditions.

  • Restrictive exchange rates development of regional economies such as Liberia, Ghana and Nigeria affecting trade patterns in the region

  • Difficult macro-economic conditions affecting commercial activities in Chad despite positive agricultural performances

  • Drop of world cocoa prices has diminished export and budgetary revenues in Côte d’Ivoire

19 Apr 2017 description

Points saillants :

  • La tendance des prix est stable par rapport à février 2017. Comparé à mars 2016, les prix sont en hausse pour toutes les céréales: +7% pour le mil, + 5% sorgho, + 3% pour le riz local (principalement les cercles de Douentza, Gao et Gourma Rharous où la campagne été mauvaise) et le riz importé +1%.

19 Apr 2017 description


In its review of the peacebuilding architecture, the Advisory Group of Experts introduced the language of “sustaining peace.” With peacebuilding increasingly interpreted as time-bound interventions in fragile or conflict-affected states, sustaining peace seeks to reclaim peace in its own right and detach it from conflict. But what does sustaining peace mean in practice?

18 Apr 2017 description

Au sommaire

Principaux facteurs de l’insécurité alimentaires p.2

De plus en plus d’écoles ferment face aux menaces sécuritaires p.2

Les interdictions de motos affectent l’accès aux services sociaux p.4

Assistance aux 10 000 nouveaux déplacés au centre p.5

Manque d’accès à l’eau en zones rurales de la région de Ménaka p.6

Financement du plan de réponse humanitaire en 2017 p.8


 Un Malien sur cinq sera en insécurité alimentaire pendant la soudure

18 Apr 2017 description


  • One in five Malians will be food insecure during the lean season

  • Central Mali : more schools are closing due to security threats

  • Motorcycle bans affect people’s access to basic social services

  • ‘Alarming’ lack of access to water in Menaka rural areas

3.8 million people affected by food insecurity

18 Apr 2017 description
report Afrique Verte

Synthèse par pays :

Au Niger, la tendance générale de l’évolution des prix des céréales est à la hausse pour les céréales sèches et à la stabilité pour le riz. Les hausses sont observées pour le mil à Zinder (+17%), à Maradi (+16%), à Agadez (+15%), à Dosso (+10%), à Tillabéry (+6%) et à Niamey (+4%), pour le sorgho à Maradi (+20%), à Zinder (+10%), à Agadez et Niamey (+8%) et Dosso (+5%), et pour le maïs à Maradi (+15%), à Dosso et Agadez (+13%), à Niamey (+11%) et à Zinder et Tillabéry (+8%). Aucune baisse n’a été enregistrée sur aucun marché.

18 Apr 2017 description

Situation overview

More than 10,000 people were displaced in the Segou and Mopti regions further to an inter-community conflict recorded in February 2017 in the administrative districts of Macina and Niono (Segou region). These new displacements increase the number of displaced people registered in the country due to the 2012 conflict and other inter-community clashes in northern (Menaka, Timbuktu) and central (Mopti) Mali to 45,766 people.

15 Apr 2017 description

Poor pastoral conditions negatively affect pastoral incomes

Key Messages:

  • Sufficiently supplied markets across the country, due to average to above average agricultural production, are favorable for average household access to foodstuffs at prices close to or less than the five year average. As a result the majority of households in the country are in Minimal (IPC Phase 1) food insecurity.