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30 Sep 2016 description


  • Funding gaps are currently jeopardizing the implementation of all activities.

  • Projects have been revised and aligned with the level of funding in both Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation (PRRO) and Country Programme (CP). Three regions out of seven will be prioritized for PRRO and two provinces out of four will be targeted for CP.

Operational Updates

28 Sep 2016 description

106.7 M required for 2016 33.3 M contributions received, representing 31% of requirements 73.4 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

26 Sep 2016 description

Participants in the regional technical consultation on agricultural and food prospects in the Sahel and West Africa, held from 19 to 21 September 2016, in Lomé, Togo, draw the following conclusions:

1. As part of preparations for the agro-pastoral season, States and their partners provided support to farmers with inputs (seeds, fertilizers, pesticides) and agricultural equipment, even if these efforts have not met the expressed needs.

26 Sep 2016 description

Key Points

  • Relatively well-distributed rainfall in most of the region with above normal in Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal.

  • Normal availability of pastures in the pastoral areas of the region.

  • Increase in the number of food and nutrition insecure people in North East Nigeria, including 65,095 people in phase 5 (famine)

24 Sep 2016 description

Continued adequate moisture conditions raise hopes for average to above-average harvest

Key Messages

  • The Intertropical Front (ITF) started its southward retreat in early September but it remains either at or north of its average position, which could mean a normal to longer growing period.

  • From early July until mid-September, mostly average to above-average rainfall that has been well-distributed over time has fallen throughout most of the region (Figures 1 and 2), which is ensuring good growing conditions.

23 Sep 2016 description
report UN News Service

22 septembre 2016 – Devant l'Assemblée générale des Nations Unies, le Président du Burkina Faso, Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, a affirmé que son pays avait renoué avec « les valeurs cardinales qui fondent la démocratie et l'état de droit » et a appelé à soutenir les efforts en faveur de la « recherche de la paix et de l'enracinement de la démocratie en Afrique ».

21 Sep 2016 description

274.0 M required for 2016
78.5 M contributions received, representing 29% of requirements
195.5 M funding gap for West Africa

21 Sep 2016 description

106.7 M required for 2016
33.3 M contributions received, representing 31% of requirements
73.4 M funding gap for the Mali Situation

20 Sep 2016 description
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Regional mixed migration summary for July 2016 covering mixed migration events, incidents, trends and data for the West Africa region (in particular Niger, Mali, Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Guinea, Senegal and Liberia).

In this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

20 Sep 2016 description

Agricultural Season 2016-2017: Satisfactory development of crops

Key Messages

  • The spatiotemporal distribution of rain was satisfactory through the second dekad of September, and seasonal rainfall is generally average or below average (1981-2010). Despite some crops losses due to flooding (and attacks by caterpillars on maize in Kompienga, Sanmatenga, and Noumbiel), the state of crops indicates that harvests will be above the five year average.

17 Sep 2016 description