Food security and humanitarian implications in West Africa and the Sahel, N°53 - February 2014


  • The food security situation is deteriorating in certain regions of Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Chad due to an early start of the lean season

  • Results of the latest food security surveys in Senegal and Mauritania indicate a critical situation for poor households in the Zones-at-Risk

  • Since December 2013, cereal prices are relatively stable throughout the region but remain above their five year averages