Food and nutrition situation / Espace Region

Food and nutrition situation
Espace Region

March-may 2021 / Current Situation

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Juin - août 2021 / Projected Situation

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  • Phase 1 : minimal
  • Phase 2 : under pressure
  • Phase 3 : crisis
  • Phase 4 : emergency
  • Phase 5 : famine
  • Not analysed
Source: Cadre harmonisé analysis, National validation workshop, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, March 2021
© 2021. Food Crisis Prevention Network (RPCA)

Number of food insecure people

Country Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4 Phase 5 Phase 3-5 %* Population
Benin
Burkina-Faso 15 884 068 3 745 776 1 898 955 177 364 2 076 319 10% 21 706 163
Cabo-Verde
Chad 11 416 303 2 683 372 1 180 175 96 016 1 276 191 8% 15 375 866
Cote-D-Ivoire 10 101 534 2 168 912 443 749 43 542 487 291 4% 12 757 736
Gambia 2 025 124 365 305 65 410 65 410 3% 2 455 839
Ghana 26 542 200 3 450 102 935 221 27 681 962 902 3% 30 955 204
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau 1 085 967 165 331 68 127 68 127 5% 1 319 425
Liberia 2 541 792 1 399 513 672 602 100 272 772 874 16% 4 714 178
Mali 16 988 771 3 256 239 837 144 29 847 866 991 4% 21 112 001
Mauritania 3 263 160 695 578 195 843 195 843 5% 4 154 581
Niger 16 924 962 4 441 230 1 501 152 101 871 1 603 023 7% 22 969 215
Nigeria 66 919 551 23 045 764 8 702 777 493 345 9 196 122 9% 99 161 438
Senegal 14 515 567 2 403 220 294 882 3 797 298 679 2% 17 215 426
Sierra-Leone 4 195 687 2 403 510 1 501 121 1 501 121 19% 8 100 318
Togo 4 684 375 1 010 070 236 420 1 514 237 934 4% 5 932 378
TOTAL 197 089 061 51 233 922 18 533 578 1 075 249 19 608 827 267 929 768
Country Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 Phase 4 Phase 5 Phase 3-5 %* Population
Benin 7 285 823 1 436 375 281 638 281 638 3% 9 003 836
Burkina-Faso 14 074 879 4 764 223 2 522 691 344 370 2 867 061 13% 21 706 163
Cabo-Verde
Chad 10 265 854 3 331 382 1 613 220 165 410 1 778 630 12% 15 375 866
Cote-D-Ivoire 9 688 098 2 489 010 521 857 58 771 580 628 5% 12 757 736
Gambia 1 855 578 486 542 113 720 113 720 5% 2 455 840
Ghana 28 231 433 2 314 703 407 746 1 323 409 069 1% 30 955 205
Guinea 8 262 248 2 169 692 683 633 683 633 6% 11 115 573
Guinea-Bissau 933 275 285 567 100 582 100 582 8% 1 319 424
Liberia 2 264 674 1 510 122 776 050 163 331 939 381 20% 4 714 177
Mali 15 720 652 4 084 276 1 245 569 61 504 1 307 073 6% 21 112 001
Mauritania 2 825 279 871 973 436 687 20 642 457 329 11% 4 154 581
Niger 14 893 154 5 793 529 2 068 113 214 419 2 282 532 10% 22 969 215
Nigeria 64 049 923 30 719 161 12 018 140 798 482 12 816 622 12% 107 585 706
Senegal 13 597 338 3 130 040 481 554 6 494 488 048 3% 17 215 426
Sierra-Leone 3 512 039 2 825 745 1 672 544 89 990 1 762 534 22% 8 100 318
Togo 4 769 694 958 550 202 621 1 514 204 135 3% 5 932 379
TOTAL 202 229 941 67 170 890 25 146 365 1 926 250 27 072 615 296 473 446

* Share of analysed population

KEY FINDINGS

  • Current situation (March-May 2021): 19.6 million in a "Crisis" situation or worse (phases 3-5)
  • Projected situation (June-August 2021): 27.1 million in a "Crisis" situation or worse (phases 3-5), including 12.8 million in northern Nigeria
  • More than 10 million additional people in a "Crisis" situation or worse compared to June-August 2020
  • 51 million people currently under pressure (phase 2)> risk of falling into crisis
  • No people facing "famine" (phase 5)
  • Acute food insecurity hotspots: northeastern Nigeria (Adamawa, Borno, Yobe), Central Sahel (Liptako-Gourma) and since 2021: Liberia and Sierra Leone
  • Countries with over 1 million people in a "Crisis" situation or worse (June-August 2021): Nigeria (12.8 million), Burkina Faso (2.9 million), Niger (2.3 million), Sierra Leone (1.8 million), Chad (1.8 million) and Mali (1.3 million).

March-may 2021 / Current Situation
Juin - août 2021 / Projected Situation
  • Phase 1 : minimal
  • Phase 2 : under pressure
  • Phase 3 : crisis
  • Phase 4 : emergency
  • Phase 5 : famine
  • Not analysed
Nombre de personnes (en millions) en situation de crise et au delà sur la période Juin-Août
  • Phase 1 : minimal
  • Phase 2 : under pressure
  • Phase 3 : crisis
  • Phase 4 : emergency
  • Phase 5 : famine
  • Not analysed