Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel - October 2013

Report
from World Food Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization
Published on 31 Oct 2013

KEY POINTS

  • Average agricultural production levels are expected in the Sahel and West Africa, except in some localized areas
  • The resurgence of locusts in Mauritania requires reinforcement of monitoring and treatment systems
  • The commercial crisis of cashew nut in Guinea Bissau caused a deterioration on household food security