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29 Apr 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Apr 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Apr 2016 description

Accès normal à l’alimentation pour la majorité des ménages

MESSAGES CLÉS

  • La stabilité relative des prix des produits alimentaires de base par rapport à la moyenne quinquennale et les revenus habituels issus de la vente du bétail, de la pratique de l’orpaillage et de la vente des produits maraichers, permettent aux ménages pauvres d’être en insécurité alimentaire Minimale (Phase 1 de l’IPC).

29 Apr 2016 description

Millet, maize, and sorghum are the most important food commodities for household consumption. Millet is the staple of the most vulnerable households, while maize and sorghum also contribute to the food basket of a majority of all households. Sankaryare market is the largest and most important market in Ouagadougou and supplies other markets within the country and region. Koudougou is located in one of the most populated areas in the country, where a majority of households depend on the market for their food needs. Djibo is in the highly vulnerable Sahelian zone.

29 Apr 2016 description

Evolution des prix favorable à un accès moyen des ménages aux denrées alimentaires

MESSAGE CLES

  • L’approvisionnement suffisant des marchés à travers le pays à des prix similaires ou en baisse par rapport à la moyenne favorise l’accès des ménages aux denrées tout au long de l’année alimentaire 2015/16. Par conséquent, la majorité des zones du pays restera en situation d’insécurité alimentaire Minimale (Phase 1 de l’IPC) jusqu’à la fin de la soudure en septembre 2016.

29 Apr 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.

29 Apr 2016 description

Rice, millet, sorghum, and maize are the primary staple foods in Senegal.

29 Apr 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Apr 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Apr 2016 description

Evolution moyenne des prix des denrées favorise l’accès des ménages aux marchés

MESSAGE CLES

  • L’évolution des cultures de contre saison de riz se poursuit activement dans la vallée du fleuve Sénégal avec des perspectives de production supérieures à la moyenne. Les emplois agricoles qu’elles génèrent constituent des opportunités moyennes de revenus et de nourriture pour les ménages pauvres d’avril à juin-juillet.

29 Apr 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

29 Apr 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • In March, 7 incidents were registered in Diffa region with 22 casualties (16 civilians), including 3 girls between ages 12-15 with explosive belts who were killed by security forces before they were able to detonate their explosives.

28 Apr 2016 description

Kaduna, Nigeria | AFP | Thursday 4/28/2016 - 15:49 GMT

by Aminu ABUBAKAR

The mass grave lies just outside the city of Kaduna in northern Nigeria, but apart from the recently turned ochre soil there's nothing to indicate what might lie beneath.

This is where public officials and human rights groups say the bodies of some 350 people, including women and children, were dumped by the military under the cover of darkness.

28 Apr 2016 description

Más de 100.000 personas se beneficiarán de un proyecto que reforzará la seguridad alimentaria y nutricional de las poblaciones más vulnerables de Senegal

El Secretario de Estado de Cooperación Internacional y para Iberoamérica, Jesús Gracia, y el Comisario Europeo de Desarrollo, Neven Mimica, firmaron hoy en Matam (Senegal) el acuerdo para llevar a cabo este proyecto

28 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

  • Limited funding will force WFP to reduce number of vulnerable persons assisted if new contributions are not received soon. USD 10.3 million and 4.9 million are imminently required to cover the needs for the Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) and the Country Programme (CP), for the next six months.

  • WFP is designing extensions of the CP for 24 months (2017-2018) to be aligned with Government priorities and the extended United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF 2012-2018).

28 Apr 2016 description

Rescue of Civilians and Civilian Casualties

  • Strong and continued counter-insurgency offensive by the military has continued throughout April particularly in Borno, with higher incidents of rescued civilians.

  • According to the analysis done by UNHCR, from January through April 26, 2016, 372 civilians died and 284 were injured.

28 Apr 2016 description

Niamey, Niger | AFP | jeudi 28/04/2016 - 10:29 GMT

Le gouvernement du Niger a prolongé de trois mois l'état d'urgence dans la région de Diffa (sud-est), proche du Nigeria, en raison du "niveau de menace élevé" du groupe islamiste Boko Haram, a annoncé jeudi la télévision publique.

"La situation sécuritaire dans la région de Diffa reste encore préoccupante avec un niveau de menace assez élevé dû aux attaques de Boko Haram", précise un communiqué du conseil des ministres lu à la télévision.

27 Apr 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UN estimates that Boko Haram exploits children for 20 percent of bombing attacks

  • ASYG/RHC Lanzer advocates for additional assistance for the Lake Chad Basin

  • Ambassador Power announces more than $40 million in new USG assistance for the Lake Chad Basin response

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