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07 Jul 2015 description
report European Union
A new regional programme will focus on peace, security and regional stability; economic integration and trade; and sustainable development of natural resources and biodiversity.
22 Jun 2015 description
“Today’s partnership will deepen our understanding of what drives hazards to become disasters, and who is least equipped to deal with the impact of such shocks," said UNASG for Sahel.
25 Nov 2014 description
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.
03 Feb 2014 description
The United Nations and humanitarian partners seek $2 billion to assist more than 20 million people at risk of food insecurity in nine countries in Africa's Sahel region.
15 Aug 2012 description
High cereal prices in West Africa likely to fall as October harvests approach Key Messages 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...
15 Feb 2012 description
Joint statement by United Nations agencies, the European Commission and USAID on the deteriorating situation in the Sahel. ROME – Leaders of United Nations agencies, representatives of affected governments, and major donors today called for an urgent scale up of humanitarian, rehabilitation and...
06 Dec 2011 description
Changes in Climate Trends Impacting Livelihoods and Food Security in the Sahel and West Africa A new study has found that the impacts of changing climatic conditions on the availability of natural resources, combined with population growth and weak governance, have led to greater competition over...