GIEWS Country Brief: Chad 31-July-2017

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Planting of 2017 cereal crops has started in most parts of the country under generally favourable conditions

  • Above-average crop production gathered in 2016 due to adequate rainfall throughout the season

  • Prices of millet and sorghum are on increase, while livestock prices are falling

  • Unusual deterioration of livestock conditions with increased mortality is observed in parts resulting in declaration of pastoral crisis in June 2017

  • Continued assistance required to improve access to food and protect livelihoods of food insecure and vulnerable people, including refugees and returnees