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21 Aug 2018 description

Overview

In May, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) conducted 370 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa, including 88 people in Agadez and Niamey in Niger; 200 people in Mopti, Gao, Ber and Timbuktu in Mali and 82 people in Dori in Burkina Faso.

Profiles

In May, 253 men and 117 women from 15 countries in Central and Western Africa were interviewed, with an average age of 28 years.

Asylum

30 Apr 2018 description

Overview

In April, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) conducted 311 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa, including 104 people in Agadez and Niamey in Niger; and 207 people in Mopti, Gao, Ber and Timbuktu in Mali.

Profiles

In April, 203 men and 108 women from 19 countries in Central and Western Africa were interviewed, with an average age of 28 years.

Asylum

31 Mar 2018 description

Overview

In March, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) conducted 294 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa, including 95 people in Agadez and Niamey in Niger; and 199 people in Mopti, Gao, Ber and Timbuktu in Mali.

Profiles

In March, 173 men and 121 women from 20 countries in Central and Western Africa were interviewed, with an average age of 29 years.

Asylum

28 Feb 2018 description

Overview

In February, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) conducted 310 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa, including 115 people in Agadez and Niamey in Niger and 195 people in Mopti, Gao, Ber and Timbuktu in Mali.

Profiles

In February, 199 men and 111 women from 20 countries in North, Central and Western Africa were interviewed, with an average age of 29 years.

Asylum

31 Jan 2018 description

Overview

In January, the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism Initiative (4Mi) conducted 119 in-depth interviews with migrants and refugees in West Africa, including 44 people in Agadez and Niamey in Niger and 75 people in Mopti, Gao, Ber and Timbuktu in Mali.

Profiles

In January, 78 men and 41 women from 12 countries in Central and Western Africa were interviewed, with an average age of 27 years.

Asylum

13 Jul 2017 description

Insights from the Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism initiative (4Mi) in Mali and Niger

Executive Summary

• The Mixed Migration Monitoring Mechanism initiative (4Mi) collects data on the conditions of mixed migration movements across various regions. It is implemented by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) and the Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat.

16 Sep 2016 description
report European Commission

TRUST FUND FOR STABILITY AND ADDRESSING ROOT CAUSES OF IRREGULAR MIGRATION AND DISPLACED PERSONS IN AFRICA

The European Union and Africa enjoy a long-standing and comprehensive partnership, which has deepened and diversified over decades and in particular since the first Africa-EU Summit in 2000. The Valletta Summit in November 2015 complemented already existing processes with African Countries, focusing on different aspects of migration.

06 May 2016 description

KEY POINTS

  • Good agricultural production 2015-2016 are confirmed in the Sahel and West Africa.

  • 6.7 million people are affected by food and nutrition insecurity with 4.2 million people displaced in the Sahel and West Africa due to civil insecurity prevailing in the Lake Chad Basin, northern Mali, Libya, Central African Republic and Sudan.

  • Globally, the markets remain well supplied and are characterized by stable or lower food prices compared to the previous year and the five-year average.

06 Oct 2015 description

These maps show displacements of populations in the Sahel due to ongoing regional crises, including Boko Haram-related violence in northeast Nigeria, the conflict in the neighbouring Central African Republic, and the unrest in northern Mali.

08 Apr 2015 description

La production céréalière 2014-2015, révisée en mars 2015, pour le Sahel et l’Afrique de l’Ouest se chiffre à 61 612 000 tonnes. Elle est supérieure de 7% à celle de l’année dernière et en hausse de 10% par rapport à la moyenne des cinq (5) dernières années. Le maïs occupe la première place avec une production estimée à 20 385 000 tonnes, suivie du riz (17 325 000 tonnes), du sorgho (13 664 000 tonnes) et du mil (9 183 000 tonnes).

08 Apr 2015 description

The 2014-2015 Cereal production, revised in March 2015, for the Sahel and West Africa stands at 61,612,000 metric tons. It is 7 % higher than the one for last year and 10 % higher than the average production for the last five (5 ) years. Maize ranks number one with a production estimated to 20, 385,000 tons, followed by rice (17,325,000 tons), sorghum (13,664,000 tons) and millet (9,183,000 tons).

17 Oct 2014 description
report UN News Service

16 October 2014 – The African Sahel region needs more resources, more joint action and faster ways to deal with the structural challenges, like climate change, and successes on peace processes in Darfur, northern Mali and Libya, a senior United Nations humanitarian today said.

Robert Piper, the UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Sahel, told journalists in New York that the world body remains “very, very concerned” about the region, which stretches from Mauritania to Eritrea, including Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan.

10 Dec 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Despite the 2013 harvest in the Sahel being equivalent to the last five years average, preliminary figures indicate that at least 13 million people (excluding Nigeria) are still food insecure, due to limited access to food. The agricultural production of the poorest households is insufficient to restore their livelihoods and is expected to cover only their nutritional needs for the next two to three months. Thereafter they will depend entirely on markets.

24 Oct 2013 description

Le CERF alloue 25 millions de dollars, au second trimestre, pour des programmes d’urgence en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre

24 Oct 2013 description

For the third quarter of 2013, CERF disburses US$ 25 million for Life saving programs in West and Central Africa

27 Sep 2013 description
  • The lean season continues in the Sahel, and the poorest households are still facing difficulties accessing adequate food.

  • Floods have caused crop losses and affected livelihoods in the Niger and Nigeria.

  • With the USD 20.9 million received so far in 2013, FAO is assisting more than 1.7 million beneficiaries by supporting food and livestock production, and providing livelihood protection and technical assistance.

26 Aug 2013 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Sahel crisis, with more than 11 million food insecure persons, has entered its peak with the ongoing lean season when poor households’ food stocks are exhausted and people face food shortages and high food prices until the next harvest in September.

  • The food security situation in northern Mali, northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, where coarse grain prices continue to increase, are of particular concern.