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01 Jul 2018 description

Les participants à la réunion restreinte du dispositif régional de Prévention et de Gestion des Crises Alimentaires (PREGEC) au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest, tenue les 28 et 29 juin 2018 à Dakar au Sénégal, dans la salle de conférence de l’hôtel Ngor Diarama, font les constats suivants :

11 May 2018 description



The “Sahel Women’s Empowerment and Demographic Dividend (SWEDD)” regional project is a regional initiative that aims to accelerate the demographic transition in order to create the conditions for a demographic dividend that promotes growth and the reduction of gender inequalities between men and women in the Sahel region.

28 Apr 2018 description
report ECOWAS

Proposals and recommendations for peaceful resolution of conflicts between farmers and herders in the Community will be submitted to the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) at their next session in Lomé, Togo.

28 Apr 2018 description
report ECOWAS

The President of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, and the Regional Director “Sub-saharan Africa Department”, French Development Agency (AFD), Philippe Chedanne, signed a subsidy agreement for integration and security of livestock farming and pastoralism in West Africa. The event took place on 26 April 2018 in Abuja, Nigeria, in the presence of Denys Gauer, the French Ambassador to Nigeria.

14 Dec 2017 description

The regional technical consultation on the current 2016-2017 cereal and food balance sheets as well as the 2017-2018 outlook was held in Bamako, Mali, from 27 to 29 November 2017. The participants made the following observations:

1.In terms of rainfall, seasonal levels were generally normal to surplus. However, poor distribution and an early end to the rains in some places affected crops and biomass production in Burkina Faso, Chad, Gambia, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal. The situation is more critical in Cabo Verde where there was little rain at all.

14 Dec 2017 description

Réunis à Bamako, les membres du dispositif régional PREGEC se prononcent sur les résultats préliminaires de la campagne agro-pastorale 2017-2018 et sur la situation alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest.

29 Sep 2017 description

Members of PREGEC met in Conakry to discuss the progress of this year’s agro-pastoral campaign, the agricultural outlook and the food situation. In preparation for the campaign, governments and their partners made significant strides in helping farmers and pastoralists obtain agricultural inputs (seeds, fertilisers and pesticides) and veterinary materials (vaccines). In addition, food and humanitarian assistance measures have been implemented for vulnerable populations.

28 Feb 2013 description
report ECOWAS

N°: 054/2013
1 mars 2013 [Yamoussoukro - Côte d’Ivoire]

La Conférence des chefs d’Etat et de gouvernement de la CEDEAO a réaffirmé son soutien ferme aux autorités de la transition malienne et fait part de sa détermination à défendre le pouvoir central de Bamako contre tout fauteur de troubles, civil ou militaire, à l’issue de sa 42ème session ordinaire qui a pris fin ce jeudi 28 février 2013 à Yamoussoukro, en Côte d’Ivoire.

26 Jun 2012 description

(Dakar, 25 June 2012). – ECOWAS and humanitarian partners in West Africa agreed today to further strengthen their existing collaboration on humanitarian and resilience issues for a more effective and sustainable response to the current and future Sahel crises.

26 Jun 2012 description

(Dakar, 25 juin 2012). – La CEDEAO et les partenaires humanitaires en Afrique de l’Ouest sont convenus aujourd'hui de renforcer leur collaboration existante sur les questions humanitaires et de la résilience pour apporter une réponse plus efficace et durable aux crises actuelles et futures dans le Sahel.

07 Jun 2012 description
report ECOWAS

N°: 157/2012

5 June 2012 [Lome - Togo]

The Prime Minister of Togo, His Excellency Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo, opened a high-level inter-ministerial meeting on regional food crises in Lome on Tuesday, 5th June 2012, with a strong appeal for urgent action to address the root causes of recurrent food and nutritional deficiencies in the Sahel and West Africa.

06 Jun 2012 description
report ECOWAS

Ministers in charge of agriculture, regional integration and trade in West Africa have launched an urgent appeal to the international community to help mobilize financial resources in support of regional initiatives to mitigate the worsening food and nutritional crises in the region.

04 Jun 2012 description
report ECOWAS

N°: 156/2012
4 June 2012 [Lome - Togo]

Togo’s Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Mr. Kossi Messan Ewovor has called on all stakeholders to put in place the necessary mechanism for strengthening food security through resource mobilization and support for agricultural investment programmes in West Africa.

04 Jun 2012 description
report ECOWAS

N°: 153/2012

31 mai 2012 [ABUJA-NIGERIA]

Les Ministres chargés de l'agriculture, du commerce et de l'intégration régionale de la CEDEAO et leurs homologues du Tchad et de la Mauritanie vont se réunir à Lomé, au Togo le mardi 5 juin 2012 en vue de discuter et de s’entendre sur des solutions durables au problème récurrent de la crise alimentaire dans la région.

01 Jun 2012 description
report ECOWAS

ECOWAS Ministers in charge of agriculture, trade and regional integration and their counterparts in Chad and Mauritania are to meet in Lomé, Togo on Tuesday, 5th June 2012 to discuss and agree lasting solutions to the recurring food crisis in the region.

The one-day inter-ministerial meeting being co-financed by the ECOWAS Commission and the West African Monetary and Economic Union (UEMOA), is expected to produce regional decisions on the management and prevention of food crisis in the region.

24 Apr 2012 description

Organised by the Permanent Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel (CILSS) and the Sahel and West Africa Club Secretariat (SWAC/OECD), under the auspices of the Commissions of ECOWAS and UEMOA

The Members of the RPCA, gathered in Paris on 12 and 13 April 2012 to analyse the results of the 2011/2012 agricultural campaign, take note of the following:

13 Apr 2012 description

Nous membres du RPCA réunis à Paris/France du 12 au 13 avril 2012, suite aux résultats définitifs de la campagne agricole 2011‐2012, prenons acte de ce qui suit :

17 Feb 2012 description
report ECOWAS

The ECOWAS Mediation and Security Council has approved the release of three million dollars by the ECOWAS Commission to provide humanitarian assistance to victims of food crisis and rebel attacks in the Sahel-Sahara region of West Africa.

The Council, at the end of its 29th meeting in Abuja on Thursday, 16th February 2012 and chaired by Nigeria’s Foreign Minister, Ambassador Olugbenga Ashiru, also urged the Commission to take all necessary steps towards finding solutions to the problems in the Sahel region.