In 2017, conflict continued to be the primary driver of food insecurity in 18 countries, while climate disasters were also major triggers of food crises in 23 countries, reveals the new Report on Food Crises.
Between January and March 2015, the crisis could reach nearly 4,2 million people and expand to Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger. The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Senegal and Chad are especially affected by the crisis.
High cereal prices in West Africa likely to fall as October harvests approach
Regional FEWS NET price indices are high as the lean season progresses in West Africa.
The most likely scenario through December 2012 suggests that regional prices will remain high but follow typical...