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01 Dec 2016 description

West Africa can be divided into three agro-ecological zones or three different trade basins (West Basin, Central Basin and East Basin). Both important for understanding market behavior and dynamics.

01 Dec 2016 description

Although challenges remain, ECOWAS has done well to implement the AU’s Peace and Security roadmap.

BY AMANDA LUCEY

29 Nov 2016 description
infographic UN Population Fund

This infographic snapshot provides an overview of national level data for more than 150 indicators covering the full scope of HIV and SRHR linkages including: key connections; enabling environment (policy and legal); health systems; integrated service delivery; a focus on adolescents and youth; and a focus on key populations.

29 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Early official estimates point to average harvest for 2016 cropping season

  • Maize prices on decline, reflecting increased supplies countrywide

  • Large number of people continue to face chronic food insecurity and malnutrition

Average harvest expected in 2016

24 Nov 2016 description

Highlights

  • Since the month of August 2016, the prices of food staples have started decreasing due to newly harvested maize in the southern region of the country, helping to improve the access of rural poor people to food.

Operational updates

20 Nov 2016 description

Situation des cultures et prévisions des rendements des prinicpales céréales pluviales en Afrique de l’Ouest

Situation pluviométrique

16 Nov 2016 description

Le Réseau de systèmes d’alerte précoce contre la famine (FEWS NET) surveille les tendances des prix des aliments de base dans les pays vulnérables à l'insécurité alimentaire. Pour chaque pays et chaque région couvert par FEWS NET, le Bulletin des prix fournit un ensemble de graphiques indiquant les prix mensuels de l’année commerciale en cours pour certains centres urbains, et permettant à l’utilisateur de comparer les tendances actuelles à la fois aux moyennes quinquennales, qui indiquent les tendances saisonnières, et aux prix de l'année précédente.

28 Oct 2016 description

Quelles sont les questions de genre1 qui ont le plus d’impact sur le droit à l’alimentation, en général? Et, en particulier, dans le cas du Togo et du Sénégal?

28 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants:

  • Sur le Bassin Congo : Au niveau de la RCA et des provinces du Nord et Sud Ubangi, la transmis-sion s’est fortement ralentie. Toutefois, récemment, 5 cas suspects de choléra ont été notifiés à Gbabaté dans la sous-préfecture de Kouango : les partenaires Santé, Eau, Hygiène et Assainissement ont déployé une équipe multidisciplinaire dans la localité pour l’investigation épidémiologique et les premières interventions.

27 Oct 2016 description

This bulletin examines trends in staple food and fuel prices, the cost of the basic food basket and consumer price indices for 70 countries in the third quarter of 2016 (July to September). The maps on pages 6–7 disaggregate the impact analysis to sub-national level.

Global Highlights

24 Oct 2016 description

4,328 INTERVIEWS WERE CONDUCTED IN THE PERIOD FROM JUNE TO SEPTEMBER 2016 BY IOM IN THE FORMER YUGOSLAV REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA, GREECE, HUNGARY, SERBIA, AND ITALY

ABOUT DTM’S FLOW MONITORING SURVEYS

21 Oct 2016 description

Highlights

  • An extension of the Development project until December 2016 is approved. In this frame, WFP Country Office is currently developing a resource mobilization strategy and a communication plan.

  • Prices of food staples have started decreasing due to newly harvested maize in the southern region of the country since last month, helping to improve the access of rural poor people to food.

Operational Updates

20 Oct 2016 description

Nigeria faces immense humanitarian and protection challenges due to the ongoing insurgency in the North East. The conflict has caused grave human rights violations, impacting particularly on the most vulnerable civilians. As of August 2016, there are 2,093,030 persons internally displaced in the North East and North Central regions, with 83% of the displacements originating from Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States as a result of the insurgency.

13 Oct 2016 description

Nigeria faces immense humanitarian and protection challenges due to the ongoing insurgency in the North East. The conflict has caused grave human rights violations, impacting particularly on the most vulnerable civilians. As of August 2016, there are 2,093,030 persons internally displaced in the North East and North Central regions, with 83% of the displacements originating from Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States as a result of the insurgency.