PREGEC communiqué, June 2021
A blueprint for strengthening food system resilience in West Africa: regional priority intervention areas
Published : May 2021
This report provides an overview of food system resilience in West Africa, examining three mutually reinforcing and interconnected priority areas for intervention at the regional level: 1. Strengthening the Sustainability of the Food System’s Productive Base: Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) at Farm and Landscape Level and Related Approaches; 2. Enabling Environment for Intraregional Value Chain Development and Trade Facilitation; and 3. Regional Risk Management Architecture and Farmer Decision Support Tools. The report is the first output of the Food System Resilience Facility (FSRF), a multipartner technical advisory facility that provides strategic, technical and capacity-building support to ECOWAS, CILSS and CORAF.
Authors : The World Bank, FAO and partners
Countries : CILSS area, ECOWAS area
Themes : Agriculture & Value chains, Food security, Nutrition, Resilience
Langs : English