GIEWS Country Brief: Mauritania 02-April-2013


  • A record crop was gathered in 2012 and rangelands have recovered well

  • The food supply situation has improved significantly in 2012/13 compared to the previous year

  • Humanitarian assistance continues to be needed due to the lingering effects of last year food crisis

  • Civil strife in northern Mali is also having a serious impact on food security in parts